Definition of Torreon

1. Noun. A city in northern Mexico to the west of Monterrey.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Mexico, United Mexican States



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Torreon

Torontarians
Toronto
Toronto blessing
Toronto formula
Torontonian
Torontonians
Torpedinidae
Torpediniformes
Torquay
Torquemada
Torquemadan
Torquil
Torre's syndrome
Torrens title
Torreon (current term)
Torres Strait
Torres Strait Creole
Torrey's pine
Torrey pine
Torrey tree
Torreya
Torreya californica
Torreya taxifolia
Torricelli
Torricellian
Torricellian barometer
Torrid Zone
Torschlusspanik
Torsten Sjogren's syndrome

Literary usage of Torreon

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1. The American Library Annual: Including Index to Dates of Current Events (1915)
"Mr 10 Report rebels repulsed in 15 hr Torreon battle. 500 killed. ... Mr 18 Rebels routed, Torreon. Mr 18 149 shot down for mutiny in Huerta's camp. ..."

2. Insurgent Mexico by John Reed (1914)
"CHAPTER I "ON TO Torreon!" AT Yermo there is nothing but leagues and leagues of sandy desert, sparsely covered with scrubby mesquite and dwarf cactus, ..."

3. Mexico of the Twentieth Century by Percy Falcke Martin (1908)
"Torreon—Importance of local industries—The Smelter—Building progress. ONE of the three largest States in the Republic—Chihuahua and Sonora being the other ..."

4. Mexico Old and New: A Wonderland by Sullivan Holman M'Collester (1897)
"FROM Torreon TO CHIHUAHUA. Before proceeding southward we will make a detour to the north on the Mexican Central Railroad into, the largest state of the ..."

5. Journal by Royal Institution of Cornwall, William Sorell (1889)
"NOTES ON SOME OXIDIZED COPPER ORES FROM THE Torreon MINES, IN THE PROVINCE OF CHIHUAHUA, MEXICO. BY J, H. COLLINS, FGS General remarks on ..."

6. Mexico? Si, Señor by Thomas L. Rogers (1893)
"A ride of five kilometres brings us to another very important station, Torreon. This is a meal station. Here the passenger will find a plentiful supply of ..."

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