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Tijuana

[tee-uh-wah-nuh; Spanish tee-hwah-nah] /ˌti əˈwɑ nə; Spanish tiˈʰwɑ nɑ/
noun
1.
a city in NW Mexico, on the Mexico-U.S. border.
Also, Tia Juana.
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Tijuana

/tiːˈwɑːnə; Spanish tiˈxwana/
noun
1.
a city in NW Mexico, in Baja California (Norte). Pop: 1 570 000 (2005 est)
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Word Origin and History for Tijuana

from the name of a Diegueño (Yuman) village, written Tiajuan in 1829; deformed by folk-etymology association with Spanish Tia Juana "Aunt Jane."

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Tijuana in Culture
Tijuana [(tee-uh-wah-nuh, tee-wah-nuh)]

City in Baja California Norte state, in northwestern Mexico just south of the California border near San Diego.

Note: The city is popular among American tourists for its racetracks and bullfights.
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