Guanajuato

[ gwah-nah-hwah-taw ]
/ ˌgwɑ nɑˈʰwɑ tɔ /

noun

a state in central Mexico. 11,805 sq. mi. (30,575 sq. km).
a city in and the capital of this state: center of the silver-mining region.
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Guanajuato

/ (Spanish ɡwanaˈxwato) /

noun

a state of central Mexico, on the great central plateau: mountainous in the north, with fertile plains in the south; important mineral resources. Capital: Guanajuato. Pop: 4 656 761 (2000). Area: 30 588 sq km (11 810 sq miles)
a city in central Mexico, capital of Guanajuato state: founded in 1554, it became one of the world's richest silver-mining centres. Pop: 80 000 (2005 est)
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