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A city of western Mexico on the Pacific Ocean northwest of Guadalajara. It is a seaport and tourist center.


(Spanish maθaˈtlan)
(Placename) a port in W Mexico, in S Sinaloa on the Pacific: situated opposite the tip of the peninsula of Lower California, for which it is the chief link with the mainland. Pop: 406 000 (2005 est)


(ˌmɑ sɑˈtlɑn)

a seaport in S Sinaloa, in W Mexico. 262,705.
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Noun1.Mazatlan - a port city in western Mexico on the Pacific OceanMazatlan - a port city in western Mexico on the Pacific Ocean; tourist center
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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The firm has completed large private sector projects in several dozen cities including, Ensenada, San Felipe, Mazatalan and Ixtapa, where the Marina Ixtapa was developed with golf, marina, commercial infrastructure and ocean front lots.