Chihuahua: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (chi-wä'wä, -wu), [key]
— n.
  1. a state in N Mexico. 2,000,000; 94,831 sq. mi. (245,610 sq. km).
  2. the capital of this state. 386,000.
  3. one of a Mexican or Aztec breed of very small dogs having either short or long hair of any one of a variety of colors.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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