from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A mountainous peninsula of western Mexico extending south-southeast between the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California south of the U.S. border. It was first explored by the Spanish in the 1530s.
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- proper n. a mountainous peninsula of western Mexico between the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California
- proper n. a state of Mexico that occupies the northern part of the peninsula
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a mountainous peninsula on northwest Mexico
Spanish baja ("lower") California (Wiktionary)