Colombian sentence example

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  • A small Colombian flag was neatly tucked in his open mouth.

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  • On his return he assisted his father in surveying the Stockton & Darlington and Liverpool && Manchester lines, but in 1824 he accepted an engagement in South America to take charge of the engineering operations of the Colombian Mining Association of London.

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  • In 1906, 26% of the coffee exports was of Colombian origin.

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  • It is noted also as the birthplace of Caldas, the Colombian naturalist, and of Mosquera, the geographer.

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  • Cochrane made a landing near Caracas, and proclaimed the Colombian republic. He had some success, but a false report of peace between France and England caused the English admiral to withdraw his support.

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  • The Cascade Range is in essence a maturely dissected highland, composed in part of upwarped Colombian lavas, in part of older rocks, and crowned with several dissected volcanoes, of which the chief are (beginning in the north) Mts Baker (Io,827 ft.), Rainier (14,363 ft.), Adams (12,470 ft.) and Hood (11,225 ft.); the first three in \Vashington, the last in northern Oregon- These bear snowfields and glaciers; while the dissected highlands, with ridges of very irregular arrangement, are everywhere sculptured in a fashion that strongly suggests the work of numerous local Pleistocene glaciers as an important supplement to preglacial erosion.

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  • The former, which rises in the Sierra de Merida, which overlooks the Lake of Maracaibo, has 16 large affluents; the latter has its sources near the Colombian city of Pamplona, and they are only separated from the basin of the river Magdalena by the "Oriental" Andean range.

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  • Starting from the confused grouping on the southern frontier of the two great chains and some transverse ranges, they run nearly north by east to the Colombian frontier where another " knot " or junction occurs.

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  • It is the most northern of the higher peaks of Ecuador, with the exception of Cotocachi, and possibly of Chiles on the Colombian frontier, and reaches the elevation of 15,033 ft.

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  • Its course is north and north-west to the Colombian frontier, thence westward and north-west to the Pacific, breaking through the Western Cordillera on its way.

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  • The delta channels of the Mira are navigable, being tributary to the Colombian port of Tumaco.

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  • It is similar to that of the Colombian and Peruvian montanas, modified, if at all, by the excessive humidity which prevails in this region.

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  • In the early part of 1830 a separation was effected from the Colombian federation, and the country was proclaimed an independent republic. General Juan Jose Flores was the first president, and in spite of many difficulties, both domestic and foreign, he managed to maintain a powerful position in the state for about 15 years.

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  • General Sucre was chosen president for life, according to the constitution, but only accepted the appointment for the space of two years, and on the express condition that 2000 Colombian troops should be permitted to remain with him.

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  • Repeated risings occurred, till in the end of 1827 General Sucre and his Colombian troops were driven from La Paz.

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  • In this region is to be found the greater part of the white population, the best products of Colombian civilization, and the greatest industrial development.

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  • The Eastern Cordillera is in some respects the most important of the three branches of the Colombian Andes.

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  • It has been used by the Colombian government for political offenders.

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  • The "manatee" (Manatus americanus) is found in the Atrato and other large Colombian rivers.

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  • The Colombian flora is richer in species and individual characteristics than the fauna, owing in part to its greater dependence on climatic conditions.

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  • The Colombian "Panama hat" is made from the fibres extracted from the ribs of the fanshaped leaves of still another species of palm, Carludovica palmata, while in the Rio Sinn region the natives make a kind of butter ("manteca de Corozo") from the Elaeis melanococca, Mart., by peeling the nuts in water and then purifying the oil extracted in this way by boiling.

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  • Brazilwood (Caesalpinia echinata), valuable for its timber and colouring extract, and "roco" (Bixa orellana), the "urucn" of Brazil which furnishes the anatto of commerce, are widely distributed in central and southern Colombia, and another species of the first-named genus, the C. coariaria, produces the "divi-divi" of the Colombian export trade - a peculiarly shaped seed-pod, rich in tannic and gallic acids, and used for tanning leather.

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  • These tribes have successfully resisted all efforts to bring them under political and ecclesiastical control, and their subjection is still a matter of no small concern to the Colombian government.

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  • We are indebted to Humboldt for our earliest geographical descriptions of the northern part of the continent, but to the Italian, Augustin Codazzi, who became a Colombian after the War of Independence, Colombia is indebted for the first systematic exploration of her territory.

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  • Geographical description has had a peculiar fascination for Colombian writers, and there have been a number of books issued since the appearance of Codazzi's Resumen and Atlas.

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  • The larger part of the Colombian population is engaged in agricultural and pastoral pursuits.

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  • Sugar cane is another plant admirably adapted to the Colombian lowlands, but it is cultivated to so limited an extent that the sugar produced is barely sufficient for home consumption.

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  • The Colombian product is best known through the Ambalema, Girardot, and Palmira tobacco, especially the Ambalema cigars, which are considered by some to be hardly inferior to those of Havana, but the plant is cultivated in other places and would probably be an important article of export were it possible to obtain labourers for its cultivation.

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  • A later Colombian authority, Vicente Restrepo, whose studies of gold and silver mining in Colombia have been generally accepted as conclusive and trustworthy, after a careful sifting of the evidence on which these two widely diverse conclusions were based and an examination of records not seen by Humboldt and Soetbeer, reaches the conclusion that the region comprised within the limits of the republic, including Panama, had produced down to 1886 an aggregate of £127,800,000 in gold and £6,600,000 in silver.

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  • Toward the end of the 19th century, after a decline in production due to the abolition of slavery and to civil wars, increased interest was shown abroad in Colombian mining operations.

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  • The religious profession of the Colombian people is Roman Catholic, and is recognized as such by the constitution, but the exercise is permitted of any other form of worship which is not contrary to Christian morals or to the law.

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  • The Colombian hierarchy consists of an archbishop, residing at Bogota, 10 bishops, 8 vicars-general, and 2170 priests.

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  • The Colombian revolutionary leaders had made use of the Venezuelan frontier as a base of operations, and the result was an invasion of Venezuelan territory by Colombian government troops, an incident which at once caused a diplomatic quarrel.

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  • The Colombian Congress, however, refused to ratify the treaty on the ground that when the negotiations had taken place the country was in a state of siege, really in the hope of securing a larger money payment.

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  • Whoever may have instigated the rising, this much is certain, that American warships prevented the Colombian troops from landing to suppress the revolt.

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  • The first was formerly known as the Hyapora, but its Brazilian part is now called the Yapura, and its Colombian portion the Caqueta.

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  • It rises in the Colombian Andes, nearly in touch with the sources of the Magdalena, and augments its volume from many branches as it courses through Colombia.

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  • From the north it is joined by the river Coca, having its sources in the gorges of Cayambe on the equator, and also a powerful river, the Aguarico, having its headwaters between Cayambe and the Colombian frontier.

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  • The Hay-Herran Treaty of January 1903, providing that the United States take over the Panama Canal was not ratified by the Colombian Congress, possibly because it was hoped that settlement might be delayed until the concession to the company expired, and that then the payment from the United States would come directly to the Colombian government; and the Congress, which had been specially called for the purpose - there was no regular legislative government in Bogota in1898-1903- adjourned on the 31st of October.

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  • Hubbard of the United States gunboat " Nashville " at Colon forbade the transportation of Colombian troops across the Isthmus, and landed 42 marines to prevent the occupation of Colon by the Colombian force; the diplomatic excuse for his action was that by the treaty of 1846 the United States had promised to keep the Isthmus open, and that a civil war would have closed it.

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  • It's a little like presenting a special Wish You Were Here program from a Colombian drug baron 's private island.

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  • The Colombian drugs cartels work the other way around.

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  • A joint UN and Colombian survey recently indicated that in 2000 the area devoted to cultivating coca actually increased to over 400,000 acres.

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  • As one Colombian representative said, ' Why spend money on destroying coca?

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  • It is alleged that Colombian guerrillas were involved in her kidnap last September.

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  • The death of Zarqawi reminds me of the death of Colombian cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar.

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  • Colombian black-faced spider monkeys live in the mature rain forest of Colombia.

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  • Salsa Band base in London England UK, consists of 10-12 musicians led by the Colombian percussionist Alex Raymond.

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  • Details of article The effects of constrained movement on fission-fusion sociality in Colombian black spider monkeys (Ateles fusciceps robustus) by Samantha Coleman.

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  • At this time the Colombian auxiliary army was cantoned in Peru, and the third division, stationed at Lima, consisting of veteran troops under Lara and Sands, became distrustful of Bolivar's designs on the freedom of the republic. Accordingly, in about six weeks after the adoption of Bolivar's new constitution, a counter-revolution in the government of Peru was effected by this body of dissatisfied veterans, and the Peruvians, availing themselves of the opportunity, abjured the Bolivian code, deposed the council appointed by the liberator, and proceeded to organize a provisional government for themselves.

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  • The attorney general 's office has leaked every prosecution document to the press, contrary to Colombian sub judice laws.

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  • The daughter of a Colombian mother and a Lebanese-American father, she was part of a family of nine.

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  • She has been honored by the United Nations for creating a Colombian children's charity.

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  • She is currently the highest-selling Colombian music artist of all time.

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  • She later divorced and entered a Colombian university to study pre-dentistry, and stayed in the program for the next three years.

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  • Coffees come in special blend, special blend decaf, breakfast blend, French roast, café almond biscotti, Colombian especial, and vanilla caramel.

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  • Persuaded by Lopez's wife, Tony double-crosses his boss and creates an alliance with a Colombian drug cartel.

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  • The Colombian singer began her career singing in Spanish, with genres consisting of folk and Latin rock.

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  • Betty La Fea telenovela is the popular Colombian soap opera that inspired the hit American show, Ugly Betty.

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  • Colombian actress, Ana María Orozco, played the star role of Betty Solano.

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  • Desparate for employment, she takes a job as the secretary to the handsome president of a Colombian fashion company, EcoModa.

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  • The original Colombian Betty La Fea show is so beloved by fans that many consider Beatriz Solano the original Betty, even if they like the popular American Ugly Betty series.

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  • Colombian singer and songwriter, Margarita Couture, came up with an exciting, new idea of removable, designer bra straps that coordinate with any outfit.

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  • They found two more body parts last night and they don't match up with any of the earlier ones unless some Colombian had three legs.

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  • America which furnish rubber of secondary commercial importance are Hancornia speciosa, yielding the Mangabeira rubber of Brazil, and species of Sapium furnishing the Colombian rubber and much of the rubber of Guiana (derived from Sapium Jenmani), which is scarcely inferior to the rubber of Para.

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  • The Orinoco is supposed to have 436 tributaries, of which, among the largest, the Caroni-Paragua, Aro, Caura, Cuchivero, Suapure, Sipapo and Ventuari have their sources in the Guiana highlands; the Suata, Manapere and Guaritico in the northern sierras; and the Apure, Uricana, Arauca, Capanaparo, Meta, Vichada and Guaviare (the last three being Colombian rivers) in the llanos and Andes.

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  • The separation of the Colombian republic into its three original parts took place in 1830, and in 1834 the foreign debt contracted was divided among the three, Venezuela being charged with 282%, or £2,794,826, of which £906,430 were arrears of interest.

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