Monterrey[mänt′ə rā′; Sp mō̂n′ter rā′]
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city in NE Mexico: capital of Nuevo León: pop. 3,022,000
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A city of northeast Mexico west of Matamoros. Founded in 1596, the city was captured (September 1846) by Zachary Taylor's forces during the Mexican War. Population: 1,130,000.