pachuca

[ puh-choo-kuh; Spanish pah-choo-kah ]
/ pəˈtʃu kə; Spanish pɑˈtʃu kɑ /

noun, plural pa·chu·cas [puh-choo-kuh z; Spanish pah-choo-kahs] /pəˈtʃu kəz; Spanish pɑˈtʃu kɑs/.

a teenage girl who associates closely with pachucos.

Origin of pachuca

< American Spanish, feminine of pachuco pachuco

Definition for pachuca (2 of 3)

Pachuca

[ pah-choo-kah ]
/ pɑˈtʃu kɑ /

noun

a city in and the capital of Hidalgo, in central Mexico: silver mines.

Definition for pachuca (3 of 3)

Hidalgo

[ hi-dal-goh; Spanish ee-th ahl-gaw ]
/ hɪˈdæl goʊ; Spanish iˈðɑl gɔ /

noun

Juan [hwahn] /ʰwɑn/, c1600–85, Spanish composer and harpist.
a state in central Mexico. 8057 sq. mi. (20,870 sq. km). Capital: Pachuca.
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British Dictionary definitions for pachuca (1 of 3)

Pachuca

/ (Spanish paˈtʃuka) /

noun

a city in central Mexico, capital of Hidalgo state, in the Sierra Madre Oriental: silver mines; university (1961). Pop: 333 000 (2005 est)

British Dictionary definitions for pachuca (2 of 3)

hidalgo

/ (hɪˈdælɡəʊ, Spanish iˈðalɣo) /

noun plural -gos (-ɡəʊz, Spanish -ɣos)

a member of the lower nobility in Spain

Word Origin for hidalgo

C16: from Spanish, from Old Spanish fijo dalgo nobleman, from Latin filius son + of + aliquid something

British Dictionary definitions for pachuca (3 of 3)

Hidalgo

/ (hɪˈdælɡəʊ, Spanish iˈðalɣo) /

noun

a state of central Mexico: consists of a high plateau, with the Sierra Madre Oriental in the north and east; ancient remains of Teltec culture (at Tula); rich mineral resources. Capital: Pachuca. Pop: 2 231 392 (2000). Area: 20 987 sq km (8103 sq miles)
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