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Tepic

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

[nah-yah-reet]
noun
  1. a state in W Mexico. 10,442 sq. mi. (27,045 sq. km). Capital: Tepic.
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Examples from the Web for tepic

Historical Examples

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for tepic

Tepic

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

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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