- a state in central Mexico. 11,805 sq. mi. (30,575 sq. km).
- a city in and the capital of this state: center of the silver-mining region.
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Ten years later, the city of Guanajuato opened an official museum to house them.The Grisly Mummy Museum in Guanajuato, Mexico
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The teenager had volunteered to work with underprivileged children in Guanajuato, Mexico.The Perils of Teen Travel
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The copper percentage might pay, but no copper smelter existed in Guanajuato.
"What a foolish thing, to go to Guanajuato at this time," he said.
He wondered what might have occurred in other cities: Tepic, Celaya, Guanajuato?
A cruel retaliation was taken by Calleja upon the inhabitants of Guanajuato.
The populace of Guanajuato rose, rushing about the streets and sacking houses and shops.
- a state of central Mexico, on the great central plateau: mountainous in the north, with fertile plains in the south; important mineral resources. Capital: Guanajuato. Pop: 4 656 761 (2000). Area: 30 588 sq km (11 810 sq miles)
- a city in central Mexico, capital of Guanajuato state: founded in 1554, it became one of the world's richest silver-mining centres. Pop: 80 000 (2005 est)
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