Definition of Durango
1. Noun. A city in north central Mexico; mining center.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Mexico, United Mexican States
Definition of Durango
1. Proper noun. A state of Mexico. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Durango
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1909)
"Durango.—Constitution. Constitución política del estado de Durango con las reformas que se ... Notes on mining and smelting ¡n the state of Durango, Mexico. ..."
2. Guide to Materials for the History of the United States in the Principal by Herbert Eugene Bolton (1913)
"Durango. Durango was long an important administrative centre for the north country of New Spain. Founded in 1563, it soon became the capital of the ..."
3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1906)
"Article X.—LIST OF BIRDS COLLECTED IN NORTHWESTERN Durango, MEXICO, BY JH BATTY, ... In the case of several species, the Durango birds are almost exactly ..."
4. The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West Indies by Antonio de Alcedo, George Alexander Thompson (1812)
"The population of Durango is 12000; it is J 70 leagues from Mexico to the и. и. a>. and lies in long. 103° 38' a. and lat. ..."
5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1899)
"As this approaches the last hill range overlooking the great plain of Durango the ground becomes open and clear of timber, forming to all appearance an ..."
6. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"HCO Miller on Birds from Northwestern Durango.3— During most of 1903 — from January 19 to November 26 — Mr. JH Batty collected bird« for the American Museum ..."
7. Terry's Mexico: Handbook for Travellers by Thomas Philip Terry (1909)
"We soon enter the State of Durango, celebrated for its phenomenally rich mines, ... Durango City, capital of the State of the same name, pop. ..."
8. Travels Over the Table Lands and Cordilleras of Mexico During the Years 1843 by Albert M. Gilliam (1846)
"Durango, a Bishopric. One of the nine mints. My servant's comparisons of coins. ... The people of Durango. Bishop of Durango. The Bishop's character. ..."