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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How to use Guanajuato in a sentence
The Guanajuato native wants to fend off illegal producers while finding a way to make legalization profitable for the many impoverished farmers who nonetheless depend on drug traffickers to make ends meet.
Ten years later, the city of Guanajuato opened an official museum to house them.
The teenager had volunteered to work with underprivileged children in Guanajuato, Mexico.
The species definitely is known from southeastern Arizona southward to Guanajuato.The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico | William E. Duellman
He glutted his vengeance on the defenceless population of Guanajuato.Mexico, Aztec, Spanish and Republican Vol. 1 of 2 | Brantz Mayer
As this terrible band approached, the inhabitants of Mexico, remembering Guanajuato, were filled with fear.Mexico | Susan Hale
Through the intervening grades he passed to be colonel, and held commands of importance at Guanajuato and Valladolid.Mexico | Susan Hale
There was formerly great rivalry between the states of Guanajuato and Zacatecas on the ground of their mining successes.Mexico and its Religion | Robert A. Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for Guanajuato
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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