A colorful view of Oaxaca.
Oaxaca definition by Webster's New World
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- state of SE Mexico: 36,820 sq mi (95,363 sq km); pop. 3,020,000
- its capital: pop. 214,000in full
Oaxaca definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of southeast Mexico south of Orizaba. It was probably founded in 1486 as an Aztec garrison post and was conquered by the Spanish in 1521. Population: 258,000.