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1. Mountains, The: The mountains surrounding Reno offer open trails for biing and hiking, with extraordinary views of the Sierra Mount...
2. Biggest Little City, The: A nickname for Reno, proudly flaunted by the city itself on the famous sign gracing the downtown casino district.  
3. Old Reno Arch, The: The arch transversing Virginia Street, announcing to all who pass beneath it that Reno is "The Biggest Little City ...  
4. Slot Zombie: A person so transfixed by gambling machines that he or she becomes virtually oblivious to the rest of the world.  
5. Awful Awful, The: The famous "awful big and awful good" greasebomb hamburger served at the Nugget Casino; Most estimates place the lo...  
6. Basque: Reno at one time had a large Basque population, immigrants from the Pyrenees region at the border of Spain and Fran...  
7. Strip, The: The smaller and less-glamorous counterpart to the Vegas Strip, the section of downtown where the casinos and hotels...  
8. pasar el paramo: (spanish): "pasar páramo" en Panamá, significa "atravesar dificultades trágicas y desesperantes durante un viaje o ...  
9. cueco: (Panamá): dícese despectivamente de una persona homosexual.  
 
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