Mexico City


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Mexico City

The capital and largest city of Mexico, at the southern end of the central plateau. Situated at an altitude of 2,300 m (7,550 ft), it was founded on the site of an ancient Aztec capital destroyed by Cortés in 1521.

Mexico City

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(Placename) the capital of Mexico, on the central plateau at an altitude of 2240 m (7350 ft): founded as the Aztec capital (Tenochtitlán) in about 1300; conquered and rebuilt by the Spanish in 1521; forms, with its suburbs, the federal district of Mexico; the largest industrial complex in the country. Pop: 19 013 000 (2005 est)

Mex′ico Cit′y


n.
the capital of Mexico, in the Federal District, in the central part of Mexico. 18,748,000. Official name, Mexico, D(istrito) F(ederal).
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Noun1.Mexico City - the capital and largest city of Mexico is a political and cultural and commercial and industrial centerMexico City - the capital and largest city of Mexico is a political and cultural and commercial and industrial center; one of the world's largest cities
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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