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Guadalajara

Definition:

a city in southwestern Mexico; a popular health resort and site of architecture from the Spanish colonial era

Class:

location noun (spatial position)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Arabic وادي الحجارة (wādi al-ħajāra), "valley of stones".
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Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Guadalajara
(Coordinates: 20.667°N 103.350°W)

the capital of the Mexican state of Jalisco, and the seat of the municipality of Guadalajara. The city is located in the central region of Jalisco in the western-pacific area of Mexico. With a population of 1,564,514 it's Mexico's second most populous ... (42 of 10804 words, 29 images)

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Guadalajara (disambiguation)

the capital of the state of Jalisco and second largest city in Mexico. Guadalajara may refer to: In Mexico: Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, a metropolitan area in the state of Jalisco | University of Guadalajara, a public university in Guadalajara,... (38 of 164 words, 10 definitions)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

Guadalajara [Mexico]

city, capital of Jalisco estado, west-central Mexico. It lies roughly in the centre of the state in the Atemajac Valley near the Grande de Santiago ... (25 of 526 words, 2 images)

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Guadalajara [province, Spain]

provincia in the comunidad autónoma of Castile-La Mancha, central Spain, occupying part of the uptilted northeastern edge of the Meseta Central. In ... (22 of 229 words, 2 images)

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Guadalajara [Spain]

city, capital of Guadalajara provincia, in the comunidad autónoma of Castile-La Mancha, central Spain. It's situated on the Henares River northeast of ... (22 of 187 words, 1 image)

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Collins Dictionary:

Guadalajara [Spanish]

a city in western Mexico, capital of Jalisco state: the second largest city ... | a city in central Spain, in New Castile. Population: 70 732 (2003 ... (26 of 439 words, 2 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/guadalajara

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Guadalajara

city (1990 population: 1,650,042), capital of Jalisco state, southwestern Mexico, second largest city of Mexico. The metropolitan area includes close ... (20 of 356 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/world​/A​0821989​.html

Guadalajara

town (1990 population: 63,572), capital of Guadalajara prov., central Spain, in Castile-La Mancha, on the Henares River. Its economy is mainly ... (21 of 51 words)

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Oxford Dictionary:

Guadalajara

a city in central Spain, to the north-east of Madrid; population 81,221 (2008). | a city in west central Mexico, capital of the state of Jalisco; ... (25 of 45 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Guadalajara

Merriam-Webster:

Guadalajara

city western central Mexico * of Jalisco population 1,628,617 | province eastern central Spain in northeastern New Castile area 4707 square miles ... (21 of 40 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/guadalajara

American Heritage Dictionary:

Guadalajara

A city of west-central Mexico west-northwest of Mexico City. At an altitude of more than 1,525 m (5,000 ft), it's noted for its glassware and pottery. ... (26 of 32 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/guadalajara

Random House Dictionary:

Guadalajara

a city in and the capital of Jalisco, in western Mexico. Population: 2,000,000. (13 of 19 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/guadalajara

New World Dictionary:

Guadalajara

city in western Mexico: capital of Jalisco: population 3,462,000 (9 of 17 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/guadalajara

Wiktionary:

Guadalajara

The capital city of the state of Jalisco, in the center of Mexico. (13 of 15 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Guadalajara

Macmillan British Dictionary:

metropolis [countable, literary] | metropolises [plural]

a big city, especially considered as somewhere that is very busy and exciting (13 of 40 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/metropolis

Cambridge Dictionary:

metropolis [formal]

a very large city, often the most important city in a large area or country (15 of 33 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/metropolis

Encarta Dictionary:

Guadalajara

city in west central Mexico, capital of Jalisco State, and the country's second largest city. Founded in 1530, it's a resort and commercial center. ... (24 of 35 words, pronunciation)

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Etymology reference

Wiktionary:

Guadalajara

Origin: Arabic وادي الحجارة (wādi al-ħajāra), "valley of stones".

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Guadalajara

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

Guadalajara [Spanish]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Guadalajara"

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the Free Dictionary:

Guadalajara

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Guadalajara"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Guadalajara

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Guadalajara"

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YourDictionary Audio:

Guadalajara

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Guadalajara" by speech synthesizer

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