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  1. a state in N Mexico. 58,067 sq. mi. (150,395 sq. km). Capital: Saltillo.
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Examples from the Web for coahuila

Historical Examples

  • They did not want Coahuila as their country, but Texas, and asked a government of their own.

    The Story of the Outlaw

    Emerson Hough

  • It had now become a part of Coahuila, and had declared its independence.

  • At least 154 of the species listed in this paper probably breed in Coahuila.

  • Most of the mountains of Coahuila do not exceed 6000 feet in elevation.

  • Each in Coahuila seems to be at the northern limit of its range.

British Dictionary definitions for coahuila


  1. a state of N Mexico: mainly plateau, crossed by several mountain ranges that contain rich mineral resources. Capital: Saltillo. Pop: 2 295 808 (2000). Area: 151 571 sq km (59 112 sq miles)
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