Mexico City(redirected from Ciudad de Méjico)
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The capital and largest city of Mexico, at the southern end of the central plateau. Situated at an altitude of 2,300 m (7,550 ft), it was founded on the site of an ancient Aztec capital destroyed by Cortés in 1521.
(Placename) the capital of Mexico, on the central plateau at an altitude of 2240 m (7350 ft): founded as the Aztec capital (Tenochtitlán) in about 1300; conquered and rebuilt by the Spanish in 1521; forms, with its suburbs, the federal district of Mexico; the largest industrial complex in the country. Pop: 19 013 000 (2005 est)
the capital of Mexico, in the Federal District, in the central part of Mexico. 18,748,000. Official name, Mexico, D(istrito) F(ederal).
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|Noun||1.||Mexico City - the capital and largest city of Mexico is a political and cultural and commercial and industrial center; one of the world's largest cities|