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Definition of ZOCALO
: the public square of a Mexican city or town :plaza
Origin of ZOCALO
Mexican Spanish, from el Zócalo, public square in Mexico City, from Spanish zócalo socle, plinth, from Italian zoccolo; from the plinth of an unfinished monument in Mexico City's main square — more at socle
First Known Use: 1882
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