follow Dictionary.com

Do you know ghouls from goblins and ghosts?

Villahermosa

[bee-yah-er-maw-sah] /ˌbi yɑ ɛrˈmɔ sɑ/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Tabasco, in E Mexico.

Tabasco

[tuh-bas-koh; Spanish tah-vahs-kaw] /təˈbæs koʊ; Spanish tɑˈvɑs kɔ/
noun
1.
a state in SE Mexico, on the Gulf of Campeche. 9783 sq. mi. (25,338 sq. km).
Capital: Villahermosa.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Villahermosa

Villahermosa

/Spanish biʎaɛrˈmosa/
noun
1.
a town in E Mexico, capital of Tabasco state: university (1959). Pop: 583 000 (2005 est) Former name San Juan Bautista

Tabasco1

/təˈbæskəʊ/
noun
1.
trademark a very hot red sauce made from matured capsicums

Tabasco2

/Spanish taˈβasko/
noun
1.
a state in SE Mexico, on the Gulf of Campeche: mostly flat and marshy with extensive jungles; hot and humid climate. Capital: Villahermosa. Pop: 1 889 367 (2000). Area: 24 661 sq km (9520 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for Villahermosa

Tabasco

proprietary name of a type of hot sauce, 1876, (the sauce so called from 1650s, originally Tavasco), named for state in Mexico, perhaps because the pepper sauce was first encountered there by U.S. and European travelers. The trademark (by Edward Avery McIlhenny) claims use from c.1870.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Villahermosa

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Villahermosa

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends