[wuh-hah-kuh; Spanish wah-hah-kah]
- a state in S Mexico. 36,375 sq. mi. (94,210 sq. km).
- a city in and the capital of this state, in the central part.
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One artist, Edgardo Aragón from Oaxaca, tries to capture that in an exhibition at the Laurel Gitlen Gallery.Mexico’s Dark Past and Present
June 21, 2013
She lives in the same house as Pixel, our Italian Greyhound, who is something of a celebrity in Oaxaca.In Praise of the Mexican Hairless Dog
February 14, 2012
The revolutionary difficulties in the State of Oaxaca, have not yet been settled.
“There is a good road from Oaxaca to Acapulco,” said the monk.
“I am sorry that ye cannot accompany me to Oaxaca,” said he.
There was no considerable town on our way, save Oaxaca, and that we must leave to our left.
Here the state extends to the borders of Guerrero and Oaxaca.Mexico
Charles Reginald Enock
- a state of S Mexico, on the Pacific: includes most of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec; inhabited chiefly by Indians. Capital: Oaxaca de Juárez. Pop: 3 432 180 (2000). Area: 95 363 sq km (36 820 sq miles)
- a city in S Mexico, capital of Oaxaca state: founded in 1486 by the Aztecs and conquered by Spain in 1521. Pop: 483 000 (2005 est)Official name: Oaxaca de Juárez (de ˈxwarɛθ)
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