Yucatán

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geographical name Yu·ca·tán \ˌyü-kə-ˈtan, -kä-ˈtän\

Definition of Yucatán

  1. 1 peninsula jutting into the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico in southeastern Mexico and northern Central America including Belize and part of Guatemala

  2. 2 state of southeastern Mexico at the northern end of the Yucatán Peninsula; capital Mérida area 16,749 square miles (43,380 square kilometers), population 1,955,577

Yucatecan

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