from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A town square or plaza, especially in Mexico.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A town square or marketplace, especially in Mexico.
American Spanish zócalo, from Spanish, socle, from Italian zoccolo; see socle.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Mexican Spanish zócalo. (Wiktionary)