Zacatecas

geographical name
Za·​ca·​te·​cas | \ ˌza-kə-ˈtā-kəs How to pronounce Zacatecas (audio) , ˌsä-kä-ˈtā-käs \

Definition of Zacatecas

1 state of north central Mexico area 28,973 square miles (75,040 square kilometers), population 1,490,668
2 city and capital of the state of Zacatecas population 138,176

Learn More About Zacatecas

Dictionary Entries Near Zacatecas

zabra

Zabrze

zacate

Zacatecas

Zacateco

zacaton

zacco

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for Zacatecas

Cite this Entry

“Zacatecas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zacatecas. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!