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Tepic

[te-peek] /tɛˈpik/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Nayarit, W central Mexico.

Nayarit

[nah-yah-reet] /ˌnɑ yɑˈrit/
noun
1.
a state in W Mexico. 10,442 sq. mi. (27,045 sq. km).
Capital: Tepic.
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  • He wondered what might have occurred in other cities: Tepic, Celaya, Guanajuato?

    When the Owl Cries Paul Bartlett
  • All is over, dear Charles, all is lost—I set out to-night for Tepic, and we shall never meet again but in heaven.

    An Old Sailor's Yarns Nathaniel Ames
  • "Don Sebastian Guerrero, proceeding to Tepic with his daughter and four servants," the lieutenant interrupted him.

    The Gold-Seekers Gustave Aimard
  • When you and your father, madam, start tomorrow for Tepic, my friends and myself will set out for San Francisco.

    The Gold-Seekers Gustave Aimard
  • In 1889 its area was much reduced by a subdivision of its coastal zone, which was set apart as the territory of Tepic.

  • You were going from Guadalajara to Tepic, when I had the pleasure of meeting you in the middle of the night.

    The Gold-Seekers Gustave Aimard
  • Here, ten miles north of Pueblo Viejo, the boundary line of the territory of Tepic is said to run.

  • The situation finally became so exasperating that I was compelled to write to the Bishop in Tepic, and lay the case before him.

  • I left Tepic two hours before midnight, and made all sail under a heavy press of spurs and stirrups.

    Los Gringos

    H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise
  • Although prepared to leave Tepic at midnight, the rain was violent and darkness too black to begin the journey.

    Los Gringos

    H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise
British Dictionary definitions for Tepic

Tepic

/Spanish teˈpik/
noun
1.
a city in W central Mexico, capital of Nayarit state: agricultural, trading and processing centre. Pop: 341 000 (2005 est)

Nayarit

/Spanish najaˈrit/
noun
1.
a state of W Mexico, on the Pacific: includes the offshore Tres Marías Islands. Capital: Tepic. Pop: 919 739 (2000). Area: 27 621 sq km (10 772 sq miles)
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