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Za·ca·te·cas

 (zä′kə-tĕ′kəs, sä′-)
A city of central Mexico north of Aguascalientes. Founded in 1546 as a mining community, it is noted for its well-preserved colonial architecture.

Zacatecas

(Spanish θakaˈtekas)
n
1. (Placename) a state of N central Mexico, on the central plateau: rich mineral resources. Capital: Zacatecas. Pop: 1 351 207 (2000). Area: 75 040 sq km (28 973 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a city in N central Mexico, capital of Zacatecas state: silver mines. Pop: 241 000 (2005 est)

Za•ca•te•cas

(ˌzɑ kəˈteɪ kəs, ˌsɑ-)

n.
1. a state in N central Mexico. 1,336,496; 28,125 sq. mi. (72,845 sq. km).
2. the capital of this state. 100,051.
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Tambien hubo mas de 10 estrenos nacionales, como El baile de San Juan, de Francisco Athie; El maestro prodigioso, de Rafael Corkidi; Nomadas, de Ricardo Benet; La otra familia, de Gustavo Loza; Zacateco, de Ivan Avila Duenas, y Borrar de la memoria.
El delantero zacateco, anoto dos de los tres tantos con los que Chivas se impuso al America y llego a ocho en la lista de artilleros en donde Humberto Suazo domina con diez.
As they made their camp that night, Tolosa, an unusually hairy man known as Long Beard, spied and approached a group of Zacateco Indians, who made the mistake of sharing with the bushy stranger some glittering stones they had collected.