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Guadalajara

[gwahd-l-uh-hahr-uh; Spanish gwah-th ah-lah-hah-rah]
noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Jalisco, in W Mexico.
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Jalisco

[hah-lees-kaw]
noun
  1. a state in W Mexico. 31,152 sq. mi. (80,685 sq. km). Capital: Guadalajara.
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Examples from the Web for guadalajara

Contemporary Examples of guadalajara

Historical Examples of guadalajara

  • I was escorted to my hotel and thence to a dawn train for Guadalajara.

    Jane Journeys On

    Ruth Comfort Mitchell

  • The Plaza is still the parlor in Guadalajara and it's enchanting!

    Jane Journeys On

    Ruth Comfort Mitchell

  • The city next in importance to the capital is Guadalajara, in the State of Jalisco.

    Mexico

    Charles Reginald Enock

  • You will say to him, 'Guadalajara,' and give him these letters.

  • Any fool knows how far it is from Guadalajara to the Long Trestle.

    The Octopus

    Frank Norris


British Dictionary definitions for guadalajara

Guadalajara

noun
  1. 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)
  2. a city in central Spain, in New Castile. Pop: 70 732 (2003 est)
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Jalisco

noun
  1. 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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guadalajara in Culture

Guadalajara

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

City in southwestern Mexico.

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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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