Chapultepec


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Cha·pul·te·pec

 (chə-po͞ol′tə-pĕk′)
A rocky hill south of Mexico City, Mexico. It was the site of a major American victory (September 12-13, 1847) during the Mexican War.

Cha•pul•te•pec

(tʃəˈpʌl təˌpɛk, -ˈpʊl-)

n.
a castle-fortress and military school on the outskirts of Mexico City: captured by U.S. forces (1847) in the Mexican War; now a park.
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Noun1.Chapultepec - a pitched battle in the Mexican War that resulted in a major victory for American forces over Mexican forces at a locality south of Mexico City (1847)Chapultepec - a pitched battle in the Mexican War that resulted in a major victory for American forces over Mexican forces at a locality south of Mexico City (1847)
Mexican War - after disputes over Texas lands that were settled by Mexicans the United States declared war on Mexico in 1846 and by treaty in 1848 took Texas and California and Arizona and New Mexico and Nevada and Utah and part of Colorado and paid Mexico $15,000,000
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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