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 (kăm-pē′chē, käm-pĕ′chĕ)
A city of southeast Mexico on the Bay of Campeche, a section of the Gulf of Mexico west of Yucatán. Founded in 1540, Campeche was frequently sacked by buccaneers in the 1600s.


(Spanish kamˈpetʃe)
1. (Placename) a state of SE Mexico, on the SW of the Yucatán peninsula: forestry and fishing. Capital: Campeche. Pop: 205 000 (2005 est). Area: 56 114 sq km (21 666 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a port in SE Mexico, capital of Campeche state. Pop: 195 000 (2000 est)
3. (Placename) Bay of Campeche Gulf of Campeche the SW part of the Gulf of Mexico


(kɑmˈpɛ tʃɛ)

1. a state in SE Mexico, on the peninsula of Yucatán. 642,516; 19,672 sq. mi. (50,950 sq. km).
2. the capital of this state. 151,805.
3. Gulf of, the SW part of the Gulf of Mexico.
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Noun1.Campeche - a Mexican city on the Bay of Campeche
Campeche - a Mexican state on the eastern part of the Gulf of Campeche
2.Campeche - a Mexican state on the eastern part of the Gulf of Campeche
Campeche - a Mexican city on the Bay of Campeche
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Con el objetivo de evaluar los efectos a largo plazo de variables ambientales en la poblacion de camaron rosado Farfantepenaeus duorarum en la Sonda de Campeche, al sur del Golfo de Mexico, se analizaron los patrones de variacion del reclutamiento, la salinidad y la temperatura superficial de 1969 a 1991.