Definition of Sonora
1. Noun. Ground snakes.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Ground Snake, Sonora Semiannulata
Definition of Sonora
1. Proper noun. A state of Mexico. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sonora
Literary usage of Sonora
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Guide to Materials for the History of the United States in the Principal by Herbert Eugene Bolton (1913)
"Sonora. The relation between Sonora and the southwestern portion of the United ... Sonora formed the highway of the early sixteenth century explorers in the ..."
2. Mining in the Pacific States of North America by John Shertzer Hittell (1862)
"The richest place in California for nuggets, was the vicinity of Sonora, in Tuolumne county. ... Sonora October 5l 69} ozs. Wood's Creek December 1 1852. ..."
3. A History of California: The Spanish Period by Charles Edward Chapman (1921)
"Even southern Sonora had been affected. Prior to the Pima revolt of 1751 there ... In the rest of Sonora over forty mining settlements had been deserted, ..."
4. The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1889)
"THE opening of the century was marked by the extension of settlements toward the northern regions of Sonora, entailing the more rapid absorption and ..."
5. Spanish America: Or A Descriptive, Historical, and Geographical Account of by Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle (1818)
"Sonora is the next province in proceeding southward, but, as in all this part ... The gold and silver mines of Sonora are very numerous, the mines of gold ..."
6. Final Report of Investigations Among the Indians of the Southwestern United by Adolph Francis Alphonse Bandelier (1892)
"THE Sonora River flows in the main from north to south, and divides the northern half ... The average direction of the chains east of the Rio Sonora is from ..."