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 (tə-go͞o′sə-găl′pə, tĕ-go͞o′sē-gäl′pä)
The capital and largest city of Honduras, in the south-central part of the country. Founded in the late 1500s as a mining center, it became the capital in 1880.
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(Spanish teɣuθiˈɣalpa)
(Placename) the capital of Honduras, in the south on the Choluteca River: founded about 1579; university (1847). Pop: 1 061 000 (2005 est)
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(təˌgu sɪˈgæl pə, -ˈgɑl pɑ)

the capital of Honduras, in the S part. 670,100.
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Noun1.Tegucigalpa - the capital and largest city of HondurasTegucigalpa - the capital and largest city of Honduras
Honduras, Republic of Honduras - a republic in Central America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; an early center of Mayan culture
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Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and LATAM Hotels Corp announce said they have opened Hyatt Place Tegucigalpa, the first Hyatt Place hotel in Honduras located in the capital city of Tegucigalpa.
In addition to the new flights announced by Global Air Mexico, Honduras Airports Company announced that Nicaragua's regional airline, La Costena, formerly dedicated to private cargo flights to Costa Rica, is now providing new services from Managua to Tegucigalpa. La Costena, of Nicaragua, will provide travel services from Managua to Tegucigalpa and vice versa, Monday to Sunday.
TEGUCIGALPA, May 11, 2013 (WAFA) -- The Central American countries of Honduras and El Salvador separately signed joint communique for the establishment of diplomatic relations with the State of Palestine, said the Palestinian Foreign Ministry Saturday.
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TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS -- As a resolution of Honduras' political crisis seemed yet again just out of reach, Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga of Tegucigalpa told Catholic News Service that this turning point for the nation might be the last opportunity to make fundamental changes and avoid a course toward Venezuelan-style politics.
Zelaya to Tegucigalpa, the European Union called here Tuesday for a negotiated