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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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