The capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Sonora, near the Gulf of California west of Chihuahua. Established c. 1700, it is a trade center in an agricultural and mining area.
City in NW Mexico: capital of Sonora.
Hermosillo Sentence Examples
The capital of the state (since 1882) is Hermosillo (pop. 190o, 17,618), on the Sonora river, 110 m.
north of Hermosillo, and Ures, the old capital of Sonora and seat of a bishopric, 33 m.
northeast of Hermosillo.
The maximum temperatures in this region are 98° at Hermosillo and 119° at Guaymas.
Another line built with American capital and in connexion with American railway interests extends southward from Nogales, on the northern frontier, to Hermosillo, Guaymas and Mazatlan; it is to be extended to Guadalajara and possibly to other points in southern Mexico.