Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of west-central Mexico west-northwest of Mexico City. At an altitude of more than 1,525 m (5,000 ft), it is noted for its glassware and pottery. Population: 1,600,000.

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  • proper n. The capital city of the state of Jalisco, in the center of Mexico.

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  • n. a city in southwestern Mexico; a popular health resort and site of architecture from the Spanish colonial era

Etymologies

From Arabic وادي الحجارة (wādi al-ħajāra), "valley of stones". (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Even on cold days, the sunshine in Guadalajara is wonderful.

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  • If you do want to repair it, the authorised Canon service centre in Guadalajara is Laboratorios Julio at Av. Vallarta #1502 (tel: 333-616-2649).

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  • The grandest of the Mexican markets in Los Angeles is called Tapatio, the name Guadalajara residents call each other, and so is the most popular Mexican hot sauce.

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  • And, at one point, we know he came very close to family members that we knew that had in the town of Guadalajara, which is northwest of Mexico City, a few days after he was reported to have been seen there.

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  • Rumor has it he's planning on opening a casino in Las Vegas called Guadalajara, Guadalajara.

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  • Near Gibraltar is a fuimara called Guadalajara i.e. Wady al-Khara, of dung.

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  • Just north of Guadalajara, which is about 60 km (40 miles) northeast of Madrid in the autonomous region of Castilla-La Mancha, lies the sprawling Valdeluz housing development, another example of the boom-to-bust fate of Spain's property sector.

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  • Many of its players have already acclimatized to playing at altitude, growing up at 7,400 feet in Mexico City or Guadalajara, which is located on a plateau at 5,000 feet.

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  • My first taste of the real stuff came in the country-club surroundings of the Hotel Camino Real in Guadalajara, which is the second most populous city in Mexico, after Mexico City.

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