a village in NE Mexico, near Saltillo: American victory in battle (1847) during the Mexican War.
a village in NE Mexico, near Saltillo: site of the defeat of the Mexicans by US forces (1847)
Botany. a small axillary or terminal protuberance on a plant, containing rudimentary foliage (leaf bud) the rudimentary inflorescence (flower bud) or both (mixed bud) an undeveloped or rudimentary stem or branch of a plant. Zoology. (in certain animals of low organization) a prominence that develops into a new individual, sometimes permanently attached to the parent […]
a seaport in W Colombia. Historical Examples Life of Kit Carson Charles Burdett The Voyages of Pedro Fernandez de Quiros Pedro Fernandez de Quiros In New Granada W.H.G. Kingston Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6 Various The Argonauts of North Liberty Bret Harte Romantic Spain John Augustus O’Shea Spanish America, Its Romance, Reality […]
good; all right. Historical Examples The Bible in Spain George Borrow Good Indian B. M. Bower Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking Lavengro George Borrow The Bible in Spain George Borrow The Gilded Man Clifford Smyth The Missourian Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle Gabriel Conroy Bert Harte Captain Canot Brantz Mayer Gabriel Conroy Bert Harte
a seaport in and the capital of Argentina, in the E part, on the Río de la Plata. a republic in S South America. 1,084,120 sq. mi. (2,807,870 sq. km). Capital: Buenos Aires. noun the capital of Argentina, a major port and industrial city on the Río de la Plata estuary: became capital in 1880; […]