- a state in central Mexico. 28,125 sq. mi. (72,845 sq. km).
- the capital of this state.
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Examples from the Web for zacatecas
Zacatecas has its plaza; all Spanish and Mexican towns have one.Aztec Land
Maturin M. Ballou
We had better proceed to Zacatecas, and procure the animals and the guide there.Frank Merriwell Down South
Burt L. Standish
Fresnillo is the most flourishing of the mines of Zacatecas.Mexico and its Religion
Robert A. Wilson
By chance he read first the letter about the Zacatecas shares.The Lion's Share
E. Arnold Bennett
Zacatecas, a brave stronghold of federalism, was assaulted by the central chiefs and her people butchered.
- a state of N central Mexico, on the central plateau: rich mineral resources. Capital: Zacatecas. Pop: 1 351 207 (2000). Area: 75 040 sq km (28 973 sq miles)
- a city in N central Mexico, capital of Zacatecas state: silver mines. Pop: 241 000 (2005 est)
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