Barquisimeto[bär kē′sē mā′tō̂]
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city in NW Venezuela: pop. 603,000
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A city of northwest Venezuela west-southwest of Caracas. It was founded in 1552 and rebuilt after a major earthquake in 1812. Population: 811,000.