Campeche definition

kăm-pēchē, käm-pĕchĕ
A city of southeast Mexico on the Bay of Campeche, a section of the Gulf of Mexico west of Yucatán. Founded in 1540, Campeche was frequently sacked by buccaneers in the 1600s.
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(place) State of SE Mexico, in the W Yucatán Peninsula: 20,013 sq mi (51,833 sq km)
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(place) Arm of the Gulf of Mexico, west of the Yucatán Peninsula.
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A state of Mexico.
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(place) Capital of this state, a port on the Gulf of Campeche.
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Origin of campeche

  • From the city of Campeche, from a Mayan language.

    From Wiktionary