Mexico
or Spanish Méjico or Mexican Spanish México geographical name 1. country S North America S of the United States; a republic capital Mexico area 759,530 square miles (1,972,544 square kilometers), population 89,995,000 2. state S central Mexico capital Toluca area 8286 square miles (21,461 square kilometers), population 9,815,795 3. (or Mexico City) city capital of Mexico (republic) in Federal District (area surrounded on three sides by state of Mexico) — see tenochtitlan

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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