Tlaxcala

[ tlahs-kah-lah ]
/ tlɑsˈkɑ lɑ /
|

noun

a state in SE central Mexico. 1554 sq. mi. (4025 sq. km). Capital: Tlaxcala.

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for tlaxcala


British Dictionary definitions for tlaxcala

Tlaxcala

/ (Spanish tlasˈkala) /

noun

a state of S central Mexico: the smallest Mexican state; formerly an Indian principality, the chief Indian ally of Cortés in the conquest of Mexico. Capital: Tlaxcala. Pop: 961 912 (2000 est). Area: 3914 sq km (1511 sq miles)
a city in E central Mexico, on the central plateau, capital of Tlaxcala state: the church of San Francisco (founded 1521 by Cortés) is the oldest in the Americas. Pop: 15 777 (2005)Official name: Tlaxcala de Xicohténcatl
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012