Mexico

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geographical name Mex·i·co \ˈmek-si-ˌkō\
variants: or Spanish

Méjico

\ˈme-hē-(ˌ)kō\play or Mexican Spanish

México

\ˈme-hē-(ˌ)kō\

Definition of Mexico

  1. 1 country in southern North America south of the U.S. (Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California), north of Guatemala and Belize, and between the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific; a republic; capital Mexico City area 759,530 square miles (1,972,544 square kilometers), population 112,336,538 — see also 2mexican

  2. 2 state of south central Mexico (country); capital Toluca area 8286 square miles (21,461 square kilometers), population 15,175,862

  3. 3 — see Mexico City


MEXICO Defined for English Language Learners

Mexico

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geographical name Mex·i·co \ˈmek-si-ˌkō\

Definition of Mexico for English Language Learners

  • : country in North America

  • the Gulf of Mexico : part of the Atlantic Ocean



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