Morón

Morón mōrōn´ [key], city (1991 pop. 641,541), Buenos Aires prov., E Argentina. It is a district administrative center in the Greater Buenos Aires area. Settled in the early 16th cent., Morón became an outpost on the route between Buenos Aires and Chile and Peru. It has meatpacking and food-processing industries.

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