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A city of central Mexico northeast of Guadalajara. It was built over an intricate system of tunnels constructed by ancient, still unidentified inhabitants.


(Spanish aɣwaskaˈljentes)
1. (Placename) a state in central Mexico. Pop: 943 506 (2000). Area: 5471 sq km (2112 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a city in central Mexico, capital of Aguascalientes state, about 1900 m (6200 ft) above sea level, with hot springs. Pop: 830 000 (2005 est)


(ˌɑ gwɑs kɑˈlyɛn tɛs)

1. a state in central Mexico. 862,720; 2499 sq. mi. (6470 sq. km).
2. the capital of this state. 440,425.
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A Gendered Economic History of Rural Households: Calvillo, Aquascalientes, Mexico, 1982-1991," by Maria de los Angeles Crummett, then takes readers south of the border to look at rural women left behind when their husbands and children move to other areas to increase family income.
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