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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Dorado \Do*ra"do\, n. [Sp. dorado gilt, fr. dorar to gild, fr.
L. deaurare. See 1st Dory, and cf. Fl Dorado.]
1. (Astron.) A southern constellation, within which is the
south pole of the ecliptic; -- called also sometimes
Xiphias, or the Swordfish.
2. (Zool.) A large, oceanic fish of the genus Coryph[ae]na.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Reticulum
and Pictor; contains most of the Large Magellanic Cloud
From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :
Dorado -- U.S. Municipio in Puerto Rico
Population (2000): 34017
Housing Units (2000): 13067
Land area (2000): 23.328554 sq. miles (60.420674 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 30.497867 sq. miles (78.989110 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 53.826421 sq. miles (139.409784 sq. km)
Located within: Puerto Rico (PR), FIPS 72
Location: 18.442798 N, 66.276894 W
Dorado Municipio, PR
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