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 (gwŏd′l-ə-hä′rə, gwä′dä-lä-hä′rä)
A city of west-central Mexico west-northwest of Mexico City. A major commercial center, it is Mexico's second largest city.
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(ˌɡwɑːdələˈhɑːrə; Spanish ɡwaðalaˈxara)
1. (Placename) a city in W Mexico, capital of Jalisco state: the second largest city of Mexico: centre of the Indian slave trade until its abolition, declared here in 1810; two universities (1792 and 1935). Pop: 3 905 000 (2005 est)
2. (Placename) a city in central Spain, in New Castile. Pop: 70 732 (2003 est)
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(ˌgwɑd l əˈhɑr ə)

the capital of Jalisco, in W Mexico. 2,244,715.
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Noun1.Guadalajara - a city in southwestern MexicoGuadalajara - a city in southwestern Mexico; a popular health resort and site of architecture from the Spanish colonial era
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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I changed my plans, joined him, served under him in the campaigns he made, was present at the deaths of the Counts Egmont and Horn, and was promoted to be ensign under a famous captain of Guadalajara, Diego de Urbina by name.
The Guadalajara fest will try to measure that and reduce print publications 50%, says fest director Ivan Trujillo.
There are two new routes originating in Frankfurt, Germany; one goes to Mexico City and Guadalajara and the other flies to Sao Paulo and Campinas, Brazil.
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The company, which is building a new site in Guadalajara, said it faced "ongoing challenges" to securing sufficient business for the Juarez plant.
Mould, 22, will represent Wales' Team USN at the final round of the competition in Guadalajara over the next three days.
But the construction of the new facility at the Queretaro airport (Aeropuerto Intercontinental de Queretaro) requires the two companies to abandon an existing facility at the Guadalajara airport (Aeropuerto Internacional de Guadalajara Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla).
Jose Miguel Lopez grew up in the small town of Guachinango, Mexico, some 50 miles from Guadalajara. He got his first horse at age 6.
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