Mexico City

geographical name \syü-ˈthäth-thā-ˈme-hē-(ˌ)kō, ˌsē-u̇-ˈdad-\
variants: or Spanish

Ciudad de México

play \syü-ˈthäth-thā-ˈme-hē-(ˌ)kō, ˌsē-u̇-ˈdad-\ less commonly

Mexico

Definition of Mexico City

  1. city and capital of the country of Mexico in the Federal District (the area surrounded on three sides by the state of Mexico) population 8,851,080 Mexico City is located near the southern end of Mexico's great central plateau and is one of the few major cities of the world not located on a river or coastline. — see tenochtitlán



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