Pronunciation: (mek'si-kō"), [key]
1. a republic in S North America. 63,000,000; 761,530 sq. mi. (1,972,363 sq. km). Cap.: Mexico City.
2. a state in central Mexico. 6,245,000; 8268 sq. mi. (21,415 sq. km). Cap.: Toluca.
3. Gulf of, Mexican, Gol•fo de Mé•xi•co Pronunciation: (gôl'fô &thslash;e me'hē-kô"). [key]an arm of the Atlantic surrounded by the U.S., Cuba, and Mexico. 700,000 sq. mi. (1,813,000 sq. km); greatest depth 12,714 ft. (3875 m).
4. a town in NE Missouri. 12,276. Mexican, Mé•xi•co Pronunciation: (me'hē-kô") [key] (for defs. 1, 2). Spanish, Méjico (for defs. 1, 2).

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