Zacatecas

[ sah-kah-te-kahs ]
/ ˌsɑ kɑˈtɛ kɑs /

noun

a state in central Mexico. 28,125 sq. mi. (72,845 sq. km).
the capital of this state.

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Zacatecas
/ (Spanish θakaˈtekas) /

noun

a state of N central Mexico, on the central plateau: rich mineral resources. Capital: Zacatecas. Pop: 1 351 207 (2000). Area: 75 040 sq km (28 973 sq miles)
a city in N central Mexico, capital of Zacatecas state: silver mines. Pop: 241 000 (2005 est)
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