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Anaconda (city, United States)

Anaconda (ănəkŏn´də), city (1990 pop. 10,278), seat of Deer Lodge co., SW Mont.; inc. 1887. Marcus Daly chose this place (1883) for the Anaconda Copper Mining Company's processing operations, and in the 1890s tried unsuccessfully to make it Montana's capital. The city's famed high-stacked smelter was closed in 1980 as the copper industry declined. Tourism, spurred by a Jack Nicklaus–designed golf course (1997), is now important.

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anaconda

anaconda Large, constricting boa of South America, the longest (up to 9m/30ft) and heaviest (up to 500kg/1100lb) snake in the world. Anacondas are mainly aquatic. They feed on birds and small mammals. Females give birth to up to 75 live young. Species Eunectes murinus. See also python

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anaconda

an·a·con·da / ˌanəˈkändə/ • n. a large semiaquatic snake (genus Eunectes) of the boa family, native to tropical South America.

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anaconda

anaconda large S. American boa. XVIII. unexpl. alt. of anacandaia (XVII) for Sinh. henakandayā whipsnake, f. hena lightning + kanda stem.

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anaconda

anaconda (Eunectes murinus) See BOIDAE.

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anaconda (in zoology)

anaconda: see boa.

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anaconda

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