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Méjico

  

      n      the Spanish name for       Mexico  
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Mexico  
      n  
1    a republic in North America, on the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific: early Mexican history includes the Maya, Toltec, and Aztec civilizations; conquered by the Spanish between 1519 and 1525 and achieved independence in 1821; lost Texas to the U.S. in 1836 and California and New Mexico in 1848. It is generally mountainous with three ranges of the Sierra Madre (east, west, and south) and a large central plateau. Official language: Spanish. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: peso. Capital: Mexico City. Pop.: 95830000 (1998 est.). Area: 1967183 sq. km (761530 sq. miles),   (Official name)    United Mexican States     (Spanish name)    Méjico         
2    a state of Mexico, on the central plateau surrounding Mexico City, which is not administratively part of the state. Capital: Toluca. Pop.: 11704934 (1995 est.). Area: 21460 sq. km (8287 sq. miles)  
3    Gulf of. an arm of the Atlantic, bordered by the U.S., Cuba, and Mexico: linked with the Atlantic by the Straits of Florida and with the Caribbean by the Yucatán Channel. Area: about 1600000 sq. km (618000 sq. miles)  
  Mexican      adj, n  


Méjico         
      n      the Spanish name for       Mexico  

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medico, Mexico, medico-, MEcon

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