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Tuxtla Gutiérrez

[toos-tlah goo-tyer-res] /ˈtus tlɑ guˈtyɛr rɛs/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Chiapas, in SE Mexico.
Also called Tuxtla.

Chiapas

[chee-ah-pahs] /tʃiˈɑ pɑs/
noun
1.
a state in S Mexico. 28,732 sq. mi. (74,415 sq. km).
Capital: Tuxtla Gutiérrez.
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  • One subject examined at tuxtla gutierrez was a woman some sixty years of age.

    In Indian Mexico (1908) Frederick Starr
  • Nowhere do I know of any road which, under the best of circumstances, seems as long as the last stretch before tuxtla gutierrez.

    In Indian Mexico (1908) Frederick Starr
  • He swore that, unless God decreed otherwise, we should reach tuxtla gutierrez by the promised date.

    In Indian Mexico (1908) Frederick Starr
  • Mexican paper money is useless between tuxtla gutierrez and Comitan.

    In Indian Mexico (1908) Frederick Starr
  • We struck out over a fine mountain road, passable for carts all the way to tuxtla gutierrez, the capital of the state.

    In Indian Mexico (1908) Frederick Starr
British Dictionary definitions for tuxtla gutierrez

Chiapas

/Spanish ˈtʃjapas/
noun
1.
a state of S Mexico: mountainous and forested; Maya ruins in the northeast; rich mineral resources. Capital: Tuxtla Gutiérrez. Pop: 3 920 515 (2000). Area: 73 887 sq km (28 816 sq miles)

Tuxtla Gutiérrez

/Spanish ˈtustla ɡuˈtjɛrrɛθ/
noun
1.
a city in SE Mexico, capital of Chiapas state: agricultural centre. Pop: 723 000 (2005 est)
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