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Tabasco Combine all the ingredients for the rub in a mixing bowl.
It extends also into Chiapa and Tabasco, and reaches into Honduras.Ancient America, in Notes on American Archaeology|John D. Baldwin
Tabasco, a part of the aboriginal Anhuac Xicalanco, extends inland seventy-five miles on an average throughout its whole length.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume IV|Hubert Howe Bancroft
In 1519, just as the pretty maiden was reaching her seventeenth year, Corts arrived at Tabasco.Mexico|Susan Hale
It soon became as internationally known as tabasco from Texas or Parisian Camembert which it slightly resembles.The Complete Book of Cheese|Robert Carlton Brown
Three of our men were killed in the battles of Tabasco; but Saldaña is the only one I remember by name.The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 2 (of 2)|Bernal Diaz del Castillo
British Dictionary definitions for tabasco (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for tabasco (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for tabasco
proprietary name of a type of hot sauce, 1876, (the sauce so called from 1650s, originally Tavasco), named for state in Mexico, perhaps because the pepper sauce was first encountered there by U.S. and European travelers. The trademark (by Edward Avery McIlhenny) claims use from c.1870.