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 (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.
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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
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La Costena, of Nicaragua, will provide travel services from Managua to Tegucigalpa and vice versa, Monday to Sunday.
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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.
Summary: Forensic services in Honduras say at least 272 people have died in a prison fire north of the country's capital Tegucigalpa.
TEGUCIGALPA: Suspected drug hitmen killed nine people in Tegucigalpa in one of the deadliest attacks in Honduras since Mexican drug kingpins escalated their war over smuggling routes, police said on Sunday.
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