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Yu·ca·tán

 (yo͞o′kə-tăn′, -tän′)
A peninsula mostly in southeast Mexico between the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. It includes many Mayan and Toltec sites and is separated from Cuba by the Yucatán Channel.

Yucatán

(ˌjuːkəˈtɑːn; Spanish jukaˈtan)
n
1. (Placename) a state of SE Mexico, occupying the N part of the Yucatán peninsula. Capital: Mérida. Pop: 1 655 707 (2000). Area: 39 340 sq km (15 186 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a peninsula of Central America between the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean, including the Mexican states of Campeche, Yucatán, and Quintana Roo, and part of Belize: a centre of Mayan civilization from about 100 bc to the 18th century. Area: about 181 300 sq km (70 000 sq miles)

Yu•ca•tán

or Yu•ca•tan

(ˌyu kəˈtæn, -ˈtɑn)

n.
1. a peninsula in SE Mexico and N Central America comprising parts of SE Mexico, N Guatemala, and Belize.
2. a state in SE Mexico, in N Yucatán Peninsula. 1,556,622; 14,868 sq. mi. (38,510 sq. km). Cap.: Mérida.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Yucatan - a state of Mexico on the northern part of the Yucatan Peninsula
Merida - the capital of the Mexican state of Yucatan
2.Yucatan - a peninsula in Central America extending into the Gulf of Mexico between the Bay of Campeche and the Caribbean SeaYucatan - a peninsula in Central America extending into the Gulf of Mexico between the Bay of Campeche and the Caribbean Sea
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
Translations
ولاية يوكاتان
Юкатан
Península de YucatánYucatán
Yucatán
YucatánYucatán-halvøen
Yucatán
JukatanioJukatano
Península de YucatánYucatán
Yucatán
شبه‌جزیره یوکاتانیوکاتان
Jukatanin niemimaaYucatán
Péninsule du YucatánYucatán
חצי האי יוקטן
Yucatán
Yucatán
Yucatán
ユカタン半島ユカタン州
유카탄 반도
Iucatania
JukatanasJukatano pusiasalisJukatano valstija
Yucatán
Yucatán
JukatanPółwysep Jukatan
IucatãPenínsula de Iucatã
Yucatán
Yucatánsky polostrov
Јукатан
Yucatánhalvön
Yucatán
Юкатан
جزیرہ نما یوکاتان
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