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CHAPULTEPEC

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Chapultepec mean? 

CHAPULTEPEC (noun)
  The noun CHAPULTEPEC has 1 sense:

1. a pitched battle in the Mexican War that resulted in a major victory for American forces over Mexican forces at a locality south of Mexico City (1847)

  Familiarity information: CHAPULTEPEC used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHAPULTEPEC (noun)


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Meaning:

A pitched battle in the Mexican War that resulted in a major victory for American forces over Mexican forces at a locality south of Mexico City (1847)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Instance hypernyms:

pitched battle (a fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place)

Domain region:

Mexico; United Mexican States (a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810)

Holonyms ("Chapultepec" is a part of...):

Mexican War (after disputes over Texas lands that were settled by Mexicans the United States declared war on Mexico in 1846 and by treaty in 1848 took Texas and California and Arizona and New Mexico and Nevada and Utah and part of Colorado and paid Mexico $15,000,000)


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