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Epithet: sinforosanum
Meaning: Of or pertaining to Sinforosa Canyon
Derivation: Compound of two words, "Sinforosa" and the neuter form of the suffix "-anus," meaning "of or from a place." Sinforosa Canyon is one of the largest canyons within the Copper Canyon system in the State of Chihuahua in northwestern Mexico.
Pronunciation: sin-for-MOH-sa-num

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