Baja California

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Ba·ja California

 (bä′hä) also Lower California
A mountainous peninsula of western Mexico extending south-southeast between the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California south of the US border.

Baja California

(ˈbaehɑ)
n
1. (Placename) the Spanish name for Lower California
2. (Placename) short for Baja California Norte

Ba′ja Califor′nia

(ˈbɑ hɑ)
n.
a peninsula in NW Mexico between the Gulf of California and the Pacific. Also called Ba′ja, Lower California.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Baja California - a mountainous peninsula on northwest MexicoBaja California - a mountainous peninsula on northwest Mexico
Akwa'ala - a community of Native Americans who speak a Hokan language and live in Baja California
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
Tijuana - a Mexican city just to the south of San Diego on the Lower California peninsula; popular among American tourists for racetracks and bullfights
Translations
Baja CaliforniaPenínsula de Baja California
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