Tegucigalpa

[ tuh-goo-si-gal-puh; Spanish te-goo-see-gahl-pah ]
/ təˌgu sɪˈgæl pə; Spanish tɛˌgu siˈgɑl pɑ /

noun

a city in and the capital of Honduras, in the S part.

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Tegucigalpa
/ (Spanish teɣuθiˈɣalpa) /

noun

the capital of Honduras, in the south on the Choluteca River: founded about 1579; university (1847). Pop: 1 061 000 (2005 est)
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