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 for Dorado
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.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Zool.) A large, oceanic fish of the genus Coryph[ae]na.
        [1913 Webster]

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, PR
      Dorado Municipio
      Dorado Municipio, PR

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