poniente


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poniente

[‚pō·nē′en·tē]
(meteorology)
The west wind in the Straits of Gibraltar.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Poniente (sunset) is taken from the sea-facing, cooler end and although it has a rich saline nose there is a very zingy, crisp aspect to its luscious fruit.
On a scorching hot afternoon in Cavite, after following directions from two helpful tricycle drivers, I successfully locate Poniente Springs Resort.
14 May 2015 - German financial services firm Deutsche Bank's (NYSE: DB) Deutsche Bank Mexico, S.A., Banking institution, Trust Division F/1616 or Fibra Inn (BMV: FINN13) Mexican lodging REIT has decided to exercise its call option to purchase Holiday Inn Reynosa Industrial Poniente hotel in the State of Tamaulipas, the company said.
From an abundance of themed attractions, parks and waterparks for families looking for a fun-filled break with the kids; to relaxing strolls along the promenade of Poniente beach, leisurely boat trips across to the Island, sightseeing at the spectacular Mirador Del Castillo de Benidorm a host of top-class gastro bars for the grown ups - you can make Benidorm yours.
The Marques de Casa Concha Leyda Poniente Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2011 combines lime, grapefruit and white fruit aromas and flavors with pure minerality and notes of fresh-cut grass, according to the company, and will retail for about $23 a bottle.
The Marques de Casa Concha Leyda Poniente Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2011 combines lime, I grapefruit and white fruit aromas and flavors with pure minerality and notes of fresh-cut grass, according to the company, and will retail for about $23 a bottle.
(4) Among these films, Poniente (Chus Gutierrez, 2002) has attracted much attention because of its reference to an episode that took place in 2000, two years before Poniente was made, when a Moroccan immigrant killed a Spanish woman in the village of El Ejido, in Almeria.