[ chi-wah-wah, -wuh ]
/ tʃɪˈwɑ wɑ, -wə /


a state in N Mexico. 94,831 sq. mi. (245,610 sq. km).
the capital of this state.
one of a Mexican or Aztec breed of very small dogs having either short or long hair of any one of a variety of colors.


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/ (tʃɪˈwɑːwɑː, -wə) /


a state of N Mexico: mostly high plateau; important mineral resources, with many silver mines. Capital: Chihuahua. Pop: 728 000 (2005 est). Area: 247 087 sq km (153 194 sq miles)
a city in N Mexico, capital of Chihuahua state. Pop: 650 000 (2000 est)
a breed of tiny dog originally from Mexico, having short smooth hair, large erect ears, and protruding eyes
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