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Tepic

[te-peek] /tɛˈpik/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Nayarit, W central Mexico.

Nayarit

[nah-yah-reet] /ˌnɑ yɑˈrit/
noun
1.
a state in W Mexico. 10,442 sq. mi. (27,045 sq. km).
Capital: Tepic.
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  • "Don Sebastian Guerrero, proceeding to Tepic with his daughter and four servants," the lieutenant interrupted him.

    The Gold-Seekers Gustave Aimard
  • He wondered what might have occurred in other cities: Tepic, Celaya, Guanajuato?

    When the Owl Cries Paul Bartlett
  • When you and your father, madam, start tomorrow for Tepic, my friends and myself will set out for San Francisco.

    The Gold-Seekers Gustave Aimard
  • In 1889 its area was much reduced by a subdivision of its coastal zone, which was set apart as the territory of Tepic.

  • I rode about Tepic, with a young Englishman, who was handsome enough to drive all the women in town distracted.

    Los Gringos H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise
  • Here, ten miles north of Pueblo Viejo, the boundary line of the territory of Tepic is said to run.

  • All is over, dear Charles, all is lost—I set out to-night for Tepic, and we shall never meet again but in heaven.

    An Old Sailor's Yarns Nathaniel Ames
  • The situation finally became so exasperating that I was compelled to write to the Bishop in Tepic, and lay the case before him.

  • Although prepared to leave Tepic at midnight, the rain was violent and darkness too black to begin the journey.

    Los Gringos H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise
  • I left Tepic two hours before midnight, and made all sail under a heavy press of spurs and stirrups.

    Los Gringos H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise
British Dictionary definitions for Tepic

Tepic

/Spanish teˈpik/
noun
1.
a city in W central Mexico, capital of Nayarit state: agricultural, trading and processing centre. Pop: 341 000 (2005 est)

Nayarit

/Spanish najaˈrit/
noun
1.
a state of W Mexico, on the Pacific: includes the offshore Tres Marías Islands. Capital: Tepic. Pop: 919 739 (2000). Area: 27 621 sq km (10 772 sq miles)
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