Oaxaca
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Oaxaca
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English

Map of Mexico highlighting Oaxaca

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish Oaxaca, from Classical Nahuatl Hu?xacac, from Hu?xacatzin ("name of a hill"), from hu?xin ("a type of tree") + yacatl ("nose") + -tzin ("honorific suffix").

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /w?:'h?:.k?:/, /w?'h?:.k?:/
  • (file)

Proper noun

Oaxaca

  1. A city in Mexico.
  2. A municipality whose municipal seat is the city of the same name.
  3. One of the 31 states of Mexico, formally the Free and Sovereign State of Oaxaca, located in the southern part of the country, west of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.

Synonyms

Translations

Noun

Oaxaca (countable and uncountable, plural Oaxacas)

  1. A white, semihard cheese from Mexico.

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from Classical Nahuatl Hu?xacac, from Hu?xacatzin ("name of a hill"), from hu?xin ("a type of tree") + yacatl ("nose") + -tzin ("honorific suffix").

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Oaxaca f

  1. Oaxaca (city)
  2. Oaxaca (municipality)
  3. Oaxaca (state)

Synonyms

  • OA (abbreviation)

Related terms

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