Definition of Chihuahua

1. Noun. A city in northern Mexico in the state of Chihuahua; commercial center of northern Mexico.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center

2. Noun. A state in northern Mexico; mostly high plateau.
Generic synonyms: Province, State

3. Noun. An old breed of tiny short-haired dog with protruding eyes from Mexico held to antedate Aztec civilization.
Generic synonyms: Toy, Toy Dog

Definition of Chihuahua

1. Noun. A desert state in northwestern Mexico. ¹

2. Noun. The capital city of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. ¹

3. Noun. The smallest breed of dog, originating in Mexico and having large erect ears. ¹

4. Noun. The smallest breed of dog, originating in Mexico and having large erect ears. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chihuahua

Chicken Licken
Chicken Little
Chief Constable
Chief Executive
Chief Joseph
Chief Justice
Chief Secretary
Chief of Party
Chievitz' layer
Chievitz' organ
Chihuahuan spotted whiptail
Chilaiditi's syndrome
Chile bonito
Chile hazel
Chile nut
Chile tarweed
Chilean Sign Language
Chilean bonito

Literary usage of Chihuahua

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1. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1909)
"Notes on the Santa Eulalia mining district, chihuahua, Mexico. 4 pi. (Colorado Sei. ... The western Sierra Madre of the State of chihuahua, Mexico, illus. ..."

2. The Spanish Archives of New Mexico: Comp. and Chronologically Arranged with by Ralph Emerson Twitchell (1914)
"chihuahua, September 8, 1778. Report of relative to some crime committed by a ... chihuahua, September 13, 1778. Bando, prohibiting settlers and friendly ..."

3. A History of Missouri by Eugene Morrow Violette (1918)
"March to chihuahua 4. Battle of Sacramento had received at the hands of the Americans, they were very generous toward the soldiers and extended to them many ..."

4. The United States and Mexico, 1821-1848: A History of the Relations Between by George Lockhart Rives (1913)
"Further orders from Kearny directed that before proceeding to chihuahua Doniphan and his regiment should march into the Navajo country, cause all the ..."

5. Mexico, Aztec, Spanish and Republican: A Historical, Geographical, Political by Brantz Mayer (1852)
"THE STATE OF chihuahua. The State of chihuahua, containing an area of 17151^ square ... The greater portion of chihuahua consequently lies, like Durango, ..."

6. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1902)
"Notes on Certain Mines in the States of chihuahua, Sinaloa and Sonora, Mexico. ... Seventeen miles SE. of chihuahua is the mining district of Santa Eulalia ..."

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