Map of Mexico highlighting Oaxaca


Proper Noun

  • city Mexico (country).
  • A municipality whose municipal seat is the city of the same name.
  • One of the 31 states of Mexico, formally the Free and Sovereign State of Oaxaca, located in the southern part of the country, west of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.



Similar words

  • Oaxaca City


  • Borrowed from Spanish Oaxaca, from Classical Nahuatl Huāxyacac, from Huāxacatzin, from huāxin + yacatl + -tzin.

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