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See also: Yucatan
- Perhaps the most well-known is where it is said to derive from Tabasco Chontal Yokot'an, being either tectetan, meaning “I do not understand you” or uyutan, uyukatan, or yukutan, “listen to them talk!”.
- Bernal Diaz derived the name from the vegetable yuca + tale, a hillock in which the tuber is planted.
- Perhaps more likely is the derivation from Nahuatl yohcāuh ‘possession, riches’ + tlān ‘place of’.
- A peninsula in North America incorporating the Mexican states of Yucatán, Campeche, and Quintana Roo as well as Belize and northeastern Guatemala.
- A state of Mexico.
a peninsula in North America
a state in Mexico