from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital and largest city of Mexico, at the southern end of the central plateau. Situated at an altitude of 2,379 m (7,800 ft), it was founded on the site of an ancient Aztec capital destroyed by Cortés in 1521. Population: 8,460,000.
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- proper n. The capital of Mexico.
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- n. the capital and largest city of Mexico is a political and cultural and commercial and industrial center; one of the world's largest cities
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The Apollo 11 crew donned panchos and sombreros on the Mexico City leg of the GIANTSTEP goodwill tour, September 29, 1969.
On May 31 the Trotskyite Revolutionary Workers Party in Mexico City called for a student and worker meeting "to do what was done in France" and "to apply to Mexico the experience of France."
The devastating Mexico City earthquake of 1985 took 10,000 lives and left 150,000 more people umemployed.
"Freedom of expression." 1968 student silk-screen poster with the logo of the Mexico City
In Mexico City the CNH was able to call out fifty thousand protesters to demonstrate on the
This was exactly what Diaz Ordaz did not want to see, the Mexico City Olympics beginning to look like the Chicago convention.
On the eve of the Olympics, a student demonstration at La Plaza de las Tres Culturas in Mexico City ended in a bloodbath that killed hundreds.
[Footnote 1: Augustin de Iturbide was proclaimed Emperor of Mexico as the result of a mutiny led in Mexico City by a sergeant called Pio Marcha.]
Typical of the pyramid-shaped demographics of rapidly developing countries, a very large percentage of the Mexican population, especially the Mexico City population, was young.
But she ultimately signed up for JDate, and who responded but a man born in Mexico City named Christian, who always felt that his birth parents had been Jewish!