Definition of Guadalajara

1. Noun. A city in southwestern Mexico; a popular health resort and site of architecture from the Spanish colonial era.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Mexico, United Mexican States

Definition of Guadalajara

1. Proper noun. The capital city of the state of Jalisco, in the center of Mexico. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guadalajara

Grynfeltt's triangle
Grévy's zebra
Grévy's zebras
Guadalajara (current term)
Guadalupe Island
Guadalupe Mountains
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Guadalupe cypress
Guaiacum officinale
Guaiacum sanctum
Guaira Falls

Literary usage of Guadalajara

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"He placed the charitable institutions under the care of the Sisters of Charity. Pedro Loza, Bishop of Sonora in 1852, became Archbishop of Guadalajara in ..."

2. Eldorado: Or, Adventures in the Path of Empire, Comprising a Voyage to by Bayard Taylor (1884)
"My name was suddenly called from (he opposite corridor; I turned about in surprise, and recognised the face of Mr. Jones of Guadalajara, whom I had met in ..."

3. Mexico, the Wonderland of the South by William English Carson (1909)
""You want a ticket to Guadalajara," replied the clerk, but he pronounced it something like " Wahda-la-hara." This beautiful city with the perplexing name ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Guadalajara» an inland city of Mexico and capital of the state of Jalisco, 275 m. ... Guadalajara is served by a short branch of the Mexican Central railway ..."

5. Terry's Mexico: Handbook for Travellers by Thomas Philip Terry (1909)
"Soon the spires and domes of Guadalajara come into view. ... Guadalajara. Arrival. The rly. station stands at the foot of the Calle de San Francisco and is ..."

6. Guide to Materials for the History of the United States in the Principal by Herbert Eugene Bolton (1913)
"On the ecclesiastical side, the whole of the north was at first within the jurisdiction of the diocese of Guadalajara, till it was parcelled out among the ..."

7. History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain by William Hickling Prescott (1882)
"of Guadalajara testified their loyalty by all kinds of festivities in honor of the event,—by fireworks, music, and dancing. The fountains flowed with ..."

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