Yucatán: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (y"ku-tan' Sp. y"kä-tän'), [key]
— n.
  1. a peninsula in SE Mexico and N Central America comprising parts of SE Mexico, N Guatemala, and Belize.
  2. a state in SE Mexico, in N Yucatán Peninsula. 904,000; 14,868 sq. mi. (38,510 sq. km). Cap.: Mérida.
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