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  1. a town in central Mexico, on Lake Xochimilco: noted for its floating gardens. Pop: 364 647 (2000)
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Historical Examples

  • She wondered why he had come, and why he was anxious to go to the Lake of Xochimilco.

    The Texan Star

    Joseph A. Altsheler

  • Return was then made to Xochimilco on the fresh-water lake of that name, adjoining at that time that of Texcoco on the south.


    Charles Reginald Enock

  • We resumed our march early next morning, and arrived about eight o'clock at Xochimilco.

  • We are to go out to Xochimilco and the clans are now approaching to the sound of motor-horns, etc.

    Diplomatic Days

    Edith O'Shaughnessy

  • The next morning very early we marched towards Xochimilco, and arrived in front of that town about eight in the morning.