Chihuahua

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English[edit]

Map of Mexico highlighting Chihuahua

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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]

Chihuahua

From the name of the above state of Mexico.

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Chihuahua (plural Chihuahuas)

  1. The smallest breed of dog, originating in Mexico and having large erect ears.
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Chihuahua m

  1. Chihuahua (state and city)

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