Chihuahua

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Chi·hua·hua 1

 (chə-wä′wä, chē-)
A city of northern Mexico south of Ciudad Juárez. The capital of the state of Chihuahua, it is a major commercial center for the northern region of the country.

Chi·hua·hua 2

 (chĭ-wä′wä, -wə)
n.
A dog of a very small breed developed in Mexico, probably from an indigenous breed, having erect pointed ears and a soft usually short-haired coat.

[After Chihuahua1.]

Chihuahua

(tʃɪˈwɑːwɑː; -wə)
n
1. (Placename) a state of N Mexico: mostly high plateau; important mineral resources, with many silver mines. Capital: Chihuahua. Pop: 728 000 (2005 est). Area: 247 087 sq km (153 194 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a city in N Mexico, capital of Chihuahua state. Pop: 650 000 (2000 est)
3. (Breeds) a breed of tiny dog originally from Mexico, having short smooth hair, large erect ears, and protruding eyes

Chi•hua•hua

(tʃɪˈwɑ wɑ, -wə)

n.
1. a state in N Mexico. 2,793,537; 94,831 sq. mi. (245,610 sq. km).
2. the capital of this state. 516,153.
3. one of a Mexican breed of very small dogs with a rounded head, prominent eyes, and large erect ears.
ay, chihuahua - This interjection expresses surprise or shock—even dismay, annoyance, or resignation.
See also related terms for shock.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chihuahua - a city in northern Mexico in the state of Chihuahua; commercial center of northern Mexico
Chihuahua - a state in northern Mexico; mostly high plateau
2.Chihuahua - a state in northern Mexico; mostly high plateau
Chihuahua - a city in northern Mexico in the state of Chihuahua; commercial center of northern Mexico
3.Chihuahua - an old breed of tiny short-haired dog with protruding eyes from Mexico held to antedate Aztec civilization
toy dog, toy - any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets
Translations

chihuahua

[tʃɪˈwɑːwɑː] Nchihuahua m

Chihuahua

chihuahua [tʃɪˈwɑːwə tʃɪˈwɑːwɑː] n (= dog) → chihuahua m

chihuahua

nChihuahua m

chihuahua

[ˌtʃɪˈwɑːwɑː] nchihuahua m inv
References in periodicals archive ?
The OPPR's P4 Program has been adopted in Mexico by the Monterey Institute of Technology, the Chihuahua Maquiladora Association, the Autonomous University of Chilhuahua and the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez.