Guadalajara

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

noun

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

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British Dictionary definitions for Guadalajara

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)
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Cultural definitions for Guadalajara

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

City in southwestern Mexico.

notes for Guadalajara

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

notes for Guadalajara

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