Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of central Mexico north of Aguascalientes. Founded in 1546 as a mining community, it is noted for its well-preserved colonial architecture.

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  • proper noun A state of Mexico.

Etymologies

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Nahuatl zacatēcah ("people of the place of grass"), from zacatl ("grass").

Examples

  • The battle re-enactment in Zacatecas is of the Battle of Zacatecas, which took place in June of 1914 during the Mexican Revolution.

    Cinco de Mayo

  • The battle re-enactment in Zacatecas is of the Battle of Zacatecas, which took place in June of 1914 during the Mexican Revolution.

    Cinco de Mayo

  • The battle re-enactment in Zacatecas is of the Battle of Zacatecas, which took place in June of 1914 during the Mexican Revolution.

    Cinco de Mayo

  • The battle re-enactment in Zacatecas is of the Battle of Zacatecas, which took place in June of 1914 during the Mexican Revolution.

    Cinco de Mayo

  • The battle re-enactment in Zacatecas is of the Battle of Zacatecas, which took place in June of 1914 during the Mexican Revolution.

    Cinco de Mayo

  • The battle re-enactment in Zacatecas is of the Battle of Zacatecas, which took place in June of 1914 during the Mexican Revolution.

    Cinco de Mayo

  • The battle re-enactment in Zacatecas is of the Battle of Zacatecas, which took place in June of 1914 during the Mexican Revolution.

    Cinco de Mayo

  • The battle re-enactment in Zacatecas is of the Battle of Zacatecas, which took place in June of 1914 during the Mexican Revolution.

    Cinco de Mayo

  • The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Zacatecas is a magnificent overload of colors -- gold, cream, rose and maroon covering arches, columns, vaulted ceilings and a feeling of immense richness and peace.

    The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Zacatecas is a magnificent overload of colors -- gold, cream, rose and maroon covering arches, columns, vaulted ceilings and a feeling of immense richness and peace. © Jane Ammeson, 2009

  • The battle re-enactment in Zacatecas is of the Battle of Zacatecas, which took place in June of 1914 during the Mexican Revolution.

    Cinco de Mayo

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