Oaxaca

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English[edit]

Map of Mexico highlighting Oaxaca

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /wɑːˈhɑː.kɑː/, /wəˈhɑː.kɑː/
  • (file)

Etymology[edit]

Nahuatl Huāxyacac (place of guaje trees).

Proper noun[edit]

Oaxaca

  1. One of the 31 states of Mexico, formally the Free and Sovereign State of Oaxaca, located in the southern part of the country, west of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.
  2. The largest city in the state of Oaxaca, for which the state is named.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Nahuatl Huāxyacac (place of guaje trees).

Proper noun[edit]

Oaxaca f

  1. A state of Mexico.

Synonyms[edit]

  • OA (abbreviation)

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