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El Dorado

  
  (Spanish)  
      n  
1    a fabled city in South America, rich in treasure and sought by Spanish explorers in the 16th century  
2      (Also)    eldorado   any place of great riches or fabulous opportunity  
     (C16: from Spanish, literally: the gilded (place))  
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dorado  
      n  
1       another name for       dolphin       3  
2    a S. American river fish of the genus Salminus that resembles a salmon  


Dorado  
      n   Latin genitive   , Doradus   a constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Reticulum and Pictor and containing part of the Large Magellanic cloud  
     (C17: from Spanish, from dorar to gild, from Latin de- + -aurare, from aurum gold)  
El Dorado     (Spanish)  
      n  
1    a fabled city in South America, rich in treasure and sought by Spanish explorers in the 16th century  
2      (Also)    eldorado   any place of great riches or fabulous opportunity  
     (C16: from Spanish, literally: the gilded (place))  

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Dorado, dorado, dorsad, dodo

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