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Celaya

[suh-lahy-uh; Spanish se-lah-yah] /səˈlaɪ ə; Spanish sɛˈlɑ yɑ/
noun
1.
a city in Guanajuato state, central Mexico.
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  • He wondered what might have occurred in other cities: Tepic, Celaya, Guanajuato?

    When the Owl Cries Paul Bartlett
  • At Celaya, their numbers had increased to fifty thousand men—some say more.

    Mexico

    Susan Hale
  • But at Celaya, when men were thinking of rest in the cool monasteries there, they learned that they must not pause.

    The Missourian

    Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  • There are quite a number of buildings in Celaya, both public and private, which evince notable architectural beauty.

    Aztec Land Maturin M. Ballou
British Dictionary definitions for Celaya

Celaya

/Spanish θeˈlaja/
noun
1.
a city in central Mexico, in Guanajuato state: market town, famous for its sweetmeats; textile-manufacturing. Pop: 727 000 (2005 est)
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