Guadalajara

[ gwahd-l-uh-hahr-uh; Spanish gwah-th ah-lah-hah-rah ]
/ ˌgwɑd l əˈhɑr ə; Spanish ˌgwɑ ðɑ lɑˈhɑ rɑ /
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noun

a city in and the capital of Jalisco, in W Mexico.

Definition for guadalajara (2 of 2)

Jalisco

[ hah-lees-kaw ]
/ hɑˈlis kɔ /

noun

a state in W Mexico. 31,152 sq. mi. (80,685 sq. km). Capital: Guadalajara.
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British Dictionary definitions for guadalajara (1 of 2)

Guadalajara

/ (ˌɡwɑːdələˈhɑːrə, Spanish ɡwaðalaˈxara) /

noun

a city in W Mexico, capital of Jalisco state: the second largest city of Mexico: centre of the Indian slave trade until its abolition, declared here in 1810; two universities (1792 and 1935). Pop: 3 905 000 (2005 est)
a city in central Spain, in New Castile. Pop: 70 732 (2003 est)

British Dictionary definitions for guadalajara (2 of 2)

Jalisco

/ (Spanish xaˈlisko) /

noun

a state of W Mexico, on the Pacific: crossed by the Sierra Madre; valuable mineral resources. Capital: Guadalajara. Pop: 6 321 278 (2000). Area: 80 137 sq km (30 934 sq miles)
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Culture definitions for guadalajara

Guadalajara

[ (gwahd-l-uh-hah-ruh) ]

City in southwestern Mexico.

Note

Its mild, dry climate makes it a popular health resort.

Note

Much architecture from the Spanish colonial era survives in the city.
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