Chihuahua

[dog] The Chihuahua ɑ: (chihuahueño) is the smallest breed of dog and is named for the state of Chihuahua in Mexico. Chihuahuas come in a wide variety of sizes, head shapes, colors, and coat lengths. ==History== The Chihuahua’s history is puzzling and there are many theories surrounding the origin of the breed. Both folklore and archaeo...
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Chihuahua

The Chihuahua is an American-built Mexican frigate of 1400 tons displacement built in 1943 and originally launched as the USS Barber, and bought by Mexico in 1969. The Chihuahua is powered by General Electric turbo-electric steam turbines providing a top speed of 20 knots and a range of 8000 km at 15 knots. The Chihuahua carries a crew of 204 and c...
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Chihuahua

[n] - a city in northern Mexico in the state of Chihuahua 2. [n] - a state in northern Mexico 3. [n] - old breed of tiny short-coated dog with protruding eyes from Mexico held to antedate Aztec civilization
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Chihuahua

noun an old breed of tiny short-haired dog with protruding eyes from Mexico held to antedate Aztec civilization
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Chihuahua

estado (state), northern Mexico. It is bounded to the north and northeast by the United States (New Mexico and Texas), to the east by the state of ... [2 related articles]
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Chihuahua

city, capital of Chihuahua estado (state), northern Mexico. The city lies at an elevation of about 4,800 feet (1,460 metres) in a valley of the ...
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Chihuahua

smallest recognized dog breed, named for the Mexican state of Chihuahua, where it was first noted in the mid-19th century. The Chihuahua is thought ...
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Chihuahua

Chihuahua (chuwä'wu) , a breed of small toy dog probably of Asian origin and introduced into Mexico by Spanish settlers. It stands about 5 in. (12.7 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 1 to 6 lb (0.5–2.7 kg). There are two varieties: the smooth, with a short, close-lying, glossy ...
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Chihuahua

Chihuahua (chēwä'wä) , state (1990 pop. 2,441,873), 94,831 sq mi (245,612 sq km), N Mexico, on the border of N.Mex. and Texas. The city of Chihuahua is the capital. Largest of the Mexican states, Chihuahua is divided into two regions—the mountains of the Sierra Madre Occide...
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Chihuahua

Chihuahua, city (1990 pop. 516,153), capital of Chihuahua state, N Mexico. It lies in a valley almost encircled by hills. Chihuahua is the commercial and processing center of a vast central area. Agriculture, livestock, and mining are the economic mainstays of the surrounding region. The revolutioni...
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Chihuahua

The Chihuahua is a breed of very small dog, named after the state in Mexico where they were first obtained. The breed probably originated from the ancient Techichi breed kept by the Toltec Indians in the 9th century. The Chihuahua breed was first recognised by the American Kennel Club in 1904, and was a short-haired breed. Further breeding has resu...
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chihuahua

Smallest breed of dog, 15 cm/10 in high, developed in the USA from Mexican origins. It may weigh only 1 kg/2.2 lb. The domed head and wide-set ears are characteristic, and the skull is large compared to the body. It can be almost any colour, and occurs in both smooth (or even hairless) and long-coated varieties
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Chihuahua

A very small dog of a breed originating in Mexico, having pointed ears and a smooth coat.
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