Chihuahua

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English[edit]

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Map of Mexico highlighting Chihuahua

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Etymology 1[edit]

The origin of the name is not known for sure, but it is old, predating the Spanish, and is thought to derive from the Nahuatl Xicuahua (dry, sandy place).

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Chihuahua

  1. A desert state in northwestern Mexico.
  2. The capital city of the Mexican state of Chihuahua.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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From the name of the above state of Mexico.

Noun[edit]

Chihuahua (plural Chihuahuas)

  1. The smallest breed of dog, originating in Mexico and having large erect ears.
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Spanish[edit]

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Chihuahua m

  1. A state of Mexico.
  2. A city in Mexico.

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