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A city of west-central Mexico west-northwest of Mexico City. A major commercial center, it is Mexico's second largest city.
Guadalajara(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)
Gua•da•la•ja•ra(ˌgwɑd l əˈhɑr ə)
the capital of Jalisco, in W Mexico. 2,244,715.