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  • proper n. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Santa Fe. Largest city: Albuquerque.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border


Named in 1598 after Mexico City; from Nahuatl mexihco. (Wiktionary)


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