Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


 (tə-go͞o′sə-găl′pə, tĕ-go͞o′sē-gäl′pä)
The capital and largest city of Honduras, in the south-central part of the country. Founded in the late 1500s as a mining center, it became the capital in 1880.


(Spanish teɣuθiˈɣalpa)
(Placename) the capital of Honduras, in the south on the Choluteca River: founded about 1579; university (1847). Pop: 1 061 000 (2005 est)


(təˌgu sɪˈgæl pə, -ˈgɑl pɑ)

the capital of Honduras, in the S part. 670,100.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tegucigalpa - the capital and largest city of HondurasTegucigalpa - the capital and largest city of Honduras
Honduras, Republic of Honduras - a republic in Central America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; an early center of Mayan culture
References in periodicals archive ?
Saturday's demonstrations in Tegucigalpa and elsewhere in the country opposed Hernandez' swearing-in ceremony, which is scheduled for January 27.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 18, 2015-Hyatt Place Tegucigalpa opens in Honduras
La Costena, of Nicaragua, will provide travel services from Managua to Tegucigalpa and vice versa, Monday to Sunday.
TEGUCIGALPA, May 11, 2013 (WAFA) -- The Central American countries of Honduras and El Salvador separately signed joint communique for the establishment of diplomatic relations with the State of Palestine, said the Palestinian Foreign Ministry Saturday.
En lo que constituye una de las peores tragedias carcelarias del mundo, entre la noche del 14 de febrero y la madrugada del 15 un incendio consumio la mayor parte de la sobrepoblada prision de Comayagua, 90 km al norte de Tegucigalpa, por causas que son investigadas por expertos, incluso de Estados Unidos.
Summary: Forensic services in Honduras say at least 272 people have died in a prison fire north of the country's capital Tegucigalpa.
TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS -- As a resolution of Honduras' political crisis seemed yet again just out of reach, Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga of Tegucigalpa told Catholic News Service that this turning point for the nation might be the last opportunity to make fundamental changes and avoid a course toward Venezuelan-style politics.
Zelaya to Tegucigalpa, the European Union called here Tuesday for a negotiated
There is a crowd gathering outside of the United Nations building in Tegucigalpa and they're waiting to see him.
The United States has suspended military ties with Tegucigalpa and warned it could sever $200 million in aid.
The troubled flared up at Tegucigalpa airport as protesters gathered in support of ousted President Manuel Zelaya who was trying to fly back into the country.
STAFF at Coventry s was arrested by the military and expelled from the country on Sunday, sparking violent protests from pro-Zelaya supporters in the capital Tegucigalpa.