a city in and the capital of Mexico, in the central part. 8,906,000; ab. 7400 ft. (2255 m) above sea level. Official name, Mé•xi•co, Dis•tri•to Fe•de•ral Pronunciation: (me'hē-kô" dēs-trē'tô fe-&thslash;e-räl'). [key]
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