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Torreón

(tôrāōn`), city (1990 pop. 439,436), Coahuila state, N Mexico, on the Nazas River. It is the metropolis of the Laguna DistrictLaguna District
[Span.,=lake], irrigated area in E Durango and W Coahuila states, N central Mexico. Originally a 900,000-acre (364,200-hectare) tract, consisting of large estates, the land was reapportioned (1936) under President Lázaro Cárdenas and distributed to
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, where the land, extensively irrigated, is some of Mexico's finest. Cotton and wheat are the principal crops, and cattle raising is important. Torreón's industries include rubber manufacturing, iron and steel production, cotton and flour milling, and a brewery. The city is also one of the leading commercial and rail centers of N Mexico. It was founded in 1893.

Torreón

 

a city in northern Mexico, in Coahuila State. Population, 244,000 (1974). Torreón is the transportation and commercial center of La Laguna, one of the major irrigated regions in Mexico. It has metalworking, nonferrous metallurgy, and chemical industries, the manufacture of textiles, and food-processing and cottonginning.

torreón

A defensive tower used for protection against enemy attack; a fortification once found in some Spanish Colonial communities.
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If the prosecution would file motion for reconsideration, we can say that that would already be a violation of [client's] right to double jeopardy because this is the effect of the acquittal," stressed Torreon.
After the three had gone home, Torreon was about to call it a night when he saw his friend's house on fire.
Pero no necesariamente los jugadores fueron quienes se presentaron en la oficialia 2 de Torreon para obtener sus actas.
El habitante de Torreon no vuelve hacia el pasado, porque se le ha vendido con eficiencia que debe buscar el progreso.
En Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico no se han registrado las especies de cucarachas de importancia urbana, por lo que el presente trabajo constituye el primer estudio faunistico, con el principal objetivo de identificar las especies de cucarachas urbanas presentes en esta ciudad.
Mexico: Eleven people were killed and at least nine others wounded in northwestern Mexico when a group of contract gunmen attacked a drug rehabilitation center in the city of Torreon, police said.
Almost exactly one year ago, 13 people were killed in a different facility in Torreon, and one year earlier, more than 20 men armed with automatic weapons killed 19 patients at the Faith and Life" drug clinic in the city of Chihuahua.
Domestic traffic increased in twelve airports in December, with the most noteworthy increases in Monterrey (+5.5%), Tampico (+40.1%), Ciudad Juarez (+18.1%), Culiacan (+7.3%), Reynosa (+44.2%), and Torreon (+28.6%).
Es noble asumir responsabilidades para garantizar la seguridad en los estadios de parte de las autoridades, pero casi imposible evitar el panico generalizado que se ha extendido desde Torreon hasta casi todos los puntos del pais en donde se juegue a la pelota.
Summary: A football match in Mexico has been abandoned after a shootout just outside a stadium in the northern city of Torreon.
Liverpool's Brad Smith and Everton's Hallam Hope both played the full 90 minutes in searing heat as goals from captain Nathaniel Chalobah and Max Clayton secured an impressive win in Torreon.