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Campeche

[ kahm-pe-che ]
/ kɑmˈpɛ tʃɛ /
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noun
a state in SE Mexico, on the peninsula of Yucatán. 19,672 sq. mi. (50,950 sq. km).
a seaport in and the capital of this state.
Gulf of, the SW part of the Gulf of Mexico.
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Campeche
/ (Spanish kamˈpetʃe) /

noun
a state of SE Mexico, on the SW of the Yucatán peninsula: forestry and fishing. Capital: Campeche. Pop: 205 000 (2005 est). Area: 56 114 sq km (21 666 sq miles)
a port in SE Mexico, capital of Campeche state. Pop: 195 000 (2000 est)
Bay of Campeche or Gulf of Campeche the SW part of the Gulf of Mexico
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