Ahome (äōˈmā) [key], city, Sinaloa state, W Mexico, on the Pacific Ocean. Ahome lies along the Inter-American Highway and is linked by rail with Mexico City. Sugarcane, grains, and cotton are grown in the region, which is irrigated by the Fuerte River. The city also has an important fishing industry.
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