HyperDic: mexico

English > 1 sense of the word Mexico:
NOUNlocationMexico, United Mexican Statesa republic in southern North America
Mexico > pronunciation
Soundsmeh'ksahkow.
RhymesAcapulco ... zydeco: 56 rhymes with kow...
English > Mexico: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810.
SynonymUnited Mexican States
Instance ofNorth American country, North American nationAny country on the North American continent
Member ofOrganization of American States, OASAn association including most countries in the western hemisphere
MembersMexicanA native or inhabitant of Mexico
Part ofMesoamericaMexico and Central America
PartsAcapulco, Acapulco de JuarezA port and fashionable resort city on the Pacific coast of southern Mexico
Ahuehuete, Tule treeMexico's most famous tree
Chihuahuan DesertA desert in western Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and northern Mexico
Citlaltepetl, Mount Orizaba, Mt Orizaba, Pico de OrizabaAn extinct volcano in southern Mexico between Mexico City and Veracruz
Ciudad Juarez, JuarezA city in northern Mexico on the Rio Grande opposite El Paso
Ciudad VictoriaA city in east central Mexico
CoahuilaA state in northern Mexico
Colima, Nevado de Colima, Volcan de ColimaAn active volcano in southwestern Mexico
Colorado, Colorado RiverAn important river in the southwestern United States
CuliacanA city in northwestern Mexico
Durango, Victoria de DurangoA city in north central Mexico
GuadalajaraA city in southwestern Mexico
Gulf of California, Sea of CortesA gulf to the west of the mainland of Mexico
Gulf of Campeche, Golfo de Campeche, Bay of CampecheA part of the Gulf of Mexico to the west of Yucatan
Gulf of TehuantepecAn arm of the Pacific in southern Mexico
HermosilloA city in northwestern Mexico near the Gulf of California
LeonA city in central Mexico
Lower California, Baja CaliforniaA mountainous peninsula on northwest Mexico
MatamorosA city in northeastern Mexico opposite Brownsville near the mouth of the Rio Grande
MazatlanA port city in western Mexico on the Pacific Ocean
MexicaliA city in northwestern Mexico near the California border
Mexico City, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexican capital, capital of MexicoThe capital and largest city of Mexico is a political and cultural and commercial and industrial center
MonterreyAn industrial city in northeastern Mexico
NogalesA town in northern Mexico on the border of Arizona
Oaxaca, Oaxaca de JuarezA city of southeastern Mexico
OrizabaA city of east central Mexico (west of Veracruz)
Puebla, Puebla de Zaragoza, Heroica Puebla de ZaragozaA city in south central Mexico (southeast of Mexico City) on the edge of central Mexican plateau
Quintana RooA Mexican state on the eastern side of the Yucatan Peninsula
Rio Grande, Rio BravoA North American river
San Luis PotosiA city in central Mexico
Santa Maria del TuleA town in southeastern Mexico near Oaxaca
Sierra Madre OccidentalA mountain range in northwestern Mexico that runs south from Arizona parallel to the Pacific coastline
Sierra Madre OrientalA mountain range in northeastern Mexico the runs parallel to the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico
TabascoA Mexican state on the Gulf of Campeche
TampicoA port city in eastern Mexico
TepicA city in west central Mexico
TorreonA city in northern Mexico to the west of Monterrey
Tuxtla GutierrezA city in southeastern Mexico
VeracruzA major Mexican port on the Gulf of Mexico in the state of Veracruz
Villahermosa, Villa HermosaA city in southeastern Mexico
Yucatan, Yucatan PeninsulaA peninsula in Central America extending into the Gulf of Mexico between the Bay of Campeche and the Caribbean Sea
Region ofApacheAny member of Athapaskan tribes that migrated to the southwestern desert (from Arizona to Texas and south into Mexico)
Battle of PueblaA battle in which Mexican forces defeated the French in 1862
Buena VistaA pitched battle in the Mexican War in 1847
ChapultepecA pitched battle in the Mexican War that resulted in a major victory for American forces over Mexican forces at a locality south of Mexico City (1847)
Mexican-American, MexicanoA Mexican (or person of Mexican descent) living in the United States
Mexican RevolutionA revolution for agrarian reforms led in northern Mexico by Pancho Villa and in southern Mexico by Emiliano Zapata (1910-1911)
Puebla, Puebla de Zaragoza, Heroica Puebla de ZaragozaA city in south central Mexico (southeast of Mexico City) on the edge of central Mexican plateau
burritoA flour tortilla folded around a filling
chili, chili con carneground beef and chili peppers or chili powder often with tomatoes and kidney beans
conquistadorAn adventurer (especially one who led the Spanish conquest of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century)
enchiladatortilla with meat filling baked in tomato sauce seasoned with chili
molespicy sauce often containing chocolate
refried beans, frijoles refritosdried beans cooked and mashed and then fried in lard with various seasonings
tacoA tortilla rolled cupped around a filling
tamal, tamaleCorn and cornmeal dough stuffed with a meat mixture then wrapped in corn husks and steamed
tortillaThin unleavened pancake made from cornmeal or wheat flour
tostadaA crisp flat tortilla
SpanishEstados Unidos Mexicanos, Méjico, Mexico, méxico, México, República Mexicana
Catalanciutat de Mèxic, Mèxic, México
AdjectivesMexicanof or relating to Mexico or its inhabitants

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