Guadalajara



[gwahd-l-uh-hahr-uh; Spanish gwah-th ah-lah-hah-rah] /ˌgwɑd l əˈhɑr ə; Spanish ˌgwɑ ðɑ lɑˈhɑ rɑ/

noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Jalisco, in W Mexico.
[hah-lees-kaw] /hɑˈlis kɔ/
noun
1.
a state in W Mexico. 31,152 sq. mi. (80,685 sq. km).
Capital: Guadalajara.
/ˌɡwɑːdələˈhɑːrə; Spanish ɡwaðalaˈxara/
noun
1.
a city in W Mexico, capital of Jalisco state: the second largest city of Mexico: centre of the Indian slave trade until its abolition, declared here in 1810; two universities (1792 and 1935). Pop: 3 905 000 (2005 est)
2.
a city in central Spain, in New Castile. Pop: 70 732 (2003 est)
/Spanish xaˈlisko/
noun
1.
a state of W Mexico, on the Pacific: crossed by the Sierra Madre; valuable mineral resources. Capital: Guadalajara. Pop: 6 321 278 (2000). Area: 80 137 sq km (30 934 sq miles)
Guadalajara [(gwahd-l-uh-hah-ruh)]

City in southwestern Mexico.

Note: Its mild, dry climate makes it a popular health resort.

Note: Much architecture from the Spanish colonial era survives in the city.

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