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Tijuana

[tee-uh-wah-nuh; Spanish tee-hwah-nah]
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noun
  1. a city in NW Mexico, on the Mexico-U.S. border.
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Also Tia Juana.
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British Dictionary definitions for tijuana

Tijuana

Tia Juana

noun
  1. a city in NW Mexico, in Baja California (Norte). Pop: 1 570 000 (2005 est)
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Word Origin and History for tijuana

Tijuana

from the name of a Diegueño (Yuman) village, written Tiajuan in 1829; deformed by folk-etymology association with Spanish Tia Juana "Aunt Jane."

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tijuana in Culture

Tijuana

[(tee-uh-wah-nuh, tee-wah-nuh)]

City in Baja California Norte state, in northwestern Mexico just south of the California border near San Diego.

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The city is popular among American tourists for its racetracks and bullfights.
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