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Colonia

 

(Colonia del Sacramento), a city and port in Uruguay, on the bank of the Río de la Plata. Administrative center of Colonia Department. Population, 12,800 (1963). The city has textile, leather, and meat-processing enterprises.

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Before they drove down from the North they would fill their cars with food, clothes, furniture, and household items for the colonia.
Osvaldo Librizzi, the president of the Latin America Division of Starwood Hotels and Resorts, said, 'The introduction of the Four Points by Sheraton Colonia Roma represents the fifth brand of the Starwood portfolio to open in Mexico City and reaffirms our commitment to growing the options for both international as well as domestic travellers to this key business and tourism destination.
Trained by David O'Meara, whose youthful career goes from strength to strength, Viva Colonia has risen sharply up the handicap after dotting up at Market Rasen and Cartmel in the summer.
We thank those residents of Colonia Solona and El Encanto that responded to the survey.
Viva Colonia had little luck when he finished 11th in the Grand Annual Chase at last week's Festival.
NEWSBOY'S 1-2-3 1 KID CASSIDY 2 ALDERWOOD 3 VIVA COLONIA KID CASSIDY is taken to atone for his defeat when favourite 12 months ago and hand Nicky Henderson backto-back successes in the race that honours his father.
Posing as a charitable mission, the Colonia is a sealed-off area where no one has ever escaped.
The residents of this remote West Texas colonia are forced to haul water from miles away.
Throughout its colonial period, there was a gradual change in the patterns of life of the population in the hinterland of Colonia del Sacramento.
Having his first run for O'Meara, Viva Colonia showed a nice turn of foot to quicken away from First Stream over the course last month and the handicapper has had his say with an 11lb rise.
This was the raison d'etre for such striking features as the 12-storey tower at the Colonia Marina delle Montecatini and the dramatic sequence of ramps at Mario Loreti's Colonia Marina Costanzo Ciano.