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Saltillo

[sahl-tee-yaw]
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noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Coahuila, in northern Mexico.
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Coahuila

[kaw-ah-wee-lah]
noun
  1. a state in N Mexico. 58,067 sq. mi. (150,395 sq. km). Capital: Saltillo.
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Historical Examples

  • He next visited the Tlaskaltec Indians, who live in the city of Saltillo.

    Eighth Annual Report

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  • "Very soon," said Mrs. Saltillo, ignoring everything but the question.

  • His country-people shook their heads and said "it was like a Saltillo."

  • "Then I differ with you," said Mrs. Saltillo, with precision.

  • And why should I suspect him at all, in the face of Mrs. Saltillo's confessed avoidance of him?


British Dictionary definitions for saltillo

Saltillo

noun
  1. a city in N Mexico, capital of Coahuila state: resort and commercial centre of a mining region. Pop: 698 000 (2005 est)
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Coahuila

noun
  1. a state of N Mexico: mainly plateau, crossed by several mountain ranges that contain rich mineral resources. Capital: Saltillo. Pop: 2 295 808 (2000). Area: 151 571 sq km (59 112 sq miles)
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