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(Spanish tlasˈkala)
1. (Placename) a state of S central Mexico: the smallest Mexican state; formerly an Indian principality, the chief Indian ally of Cortés in the conquest of Mexico. Capital: Tlaxcala. Pop: 961 912 (2000 est). Area: 3914 sq km (1511 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a city in E central Mexico, on the central plateau, capital of Tlaxcala state: the church of San Francisco (founded 1521 by Cortés) is the oldest in the Americas. Pop: 15 777 (2005). Official name: Tlaxcala de Xicohténcatl


(tlɑsˈkɑ lɑ)

1. a state in SE central Mexico. 883,924; 1554 sq. mi. (4025 sq. km).
2. the capital of this state. 12,000.
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Nonetheless, evidence from northwest Tlaxcala suggests a degree of competition between the United States and Canada, with respect to undocumented migration and contract labour.
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The dry conditions thus far this season have affected a broad area of Mexico, including some states not affected by drought in the past, such as Tlaxcala, Morelos, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Campeche, and Chiapas.
The governors of the states of Jalisco, Quintana Roo, Sinaloa, San Luis Potosi, Tlaxcala, Yucatan and the governor elect of Jalisco attended the presentation along with local ministers of tourism, representatives from the legislative and judiciary powers of the state, diplomats, businessmen and other special invitees.