Definitions

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  • proper n. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Santa Fe. Largest city: Albuquerque.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border

Etymologies

Named in 1598 after Mexico City; from Nahuatl mexihco. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • To Fr. Benavides, we owe the "Memorial", the standard authority on early New Mexico and its missions, published at

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • I also thank Andrew Rubey of the University of New Mexico for certain of the graphics in this book, and Everett Rogers-King for making the indexes.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • Mr. Romero said during a recent six-month period, 35% of foreign nationals making appointments for driving tests in New Mexico provided phone numbers with out-of-state area codes.

    Driver's License Fight to Be Renewed

  • A similar study of the sustainability of eight health innovations in New Mexico arrived at a similar conclusion: Re-invention led to greater sustainability Rogers et al., in press.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • Subdivisions close to the New Mexico border that were ordered emptied Sunday included Escudilla Mountain Estates, Bonita, Dog Patch, and the H-V Ranch east of Highway 180, fire information officer Eric Neitzel said.

    Arizona Fire Forces More Evacuations

  • For a moment, her short, sandy curls catch sparks of sun reflecting off a truck traversing the dirt road in front of her New Mexico home, and her expression shifts from that of an incredulous patient to steely physician.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Denying them driver's licenses would condemn families to "life in the shadows, where they can be exploited," said Allen Sanchez, executive director of the New Mexico Conference of Catholic Bishops, which supports the status quo.

    Driver's License Fight to Be Renewed

  • Rogers is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Communication and Journalism at the University of New Mexico UNM, where he teaches and conducts research on the diffusion of innovations.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • The RV is parked in the New Mexico Gila Wilderness; the camp for drunks is in Taos.

    Some Fun

  • A term used collectively to designate those Indians of central New Mexico and north-east Arizona, of sedentary and agricultural habits and dwelling in permanent communal stone-built or adobe houses, as distinguished from the surrounding tribes of ruder culture and roving habit.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

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  • For interesting place names in New Mexico, see this list.

    January 19, 2011

  • What is the state between New Jersey and New York?

    *in alphabetic order*

    November 17, 2010