- state of SE Mexico, in the W Yucatán Peninsula: 20,013 sq mi (51,833 sq km)
- capital of this state, a port on the Gulf of Campeche
- arm of the Gulf of Mexico, west of the Yucatán Peninsula
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.x
- A state of Mexico.
OriginSee also: campêche
From the city of Campeche, from a Mayan language.
- Extremity of the republic of Mexico and including the states of Campeche and Yucatan and the territory of Quintana Roo.
- And is made dangerous by the Campeche banks, a northward extension of the peninsula, covered with shifting sands.
- There are undrained, swampy districts in Campeche, in the vicinity of the Terminos Lagoon, where malarial diseases are prevalent, and the same conditions prevail along the coast where mangrove swamps are found.
- Yellow fever epidemics are common on the Campeche coast, and sometimes appear at Progreso and Merida.
- He followed the coast ound to Campeche, but was unable to penetrate the interior.