Querétaro [ke-re-tah-raw] Examples noun

  1. a state in central Mexico. 4432 sq. mi. (11,480 sq. km).
  2. a city in and the capital of this state, in the SW part: republican forces executed Emperor Maximilian here 1867.

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  • He thus challenged the inevitable fate which ended his career at Queretaro.

    Aztec Land

    Maturin M. Ballou

  • Gravelotte was but little more than three years from Queretaro.

    The Land We Live In

    Henry Mann

  • He was sentenced to death and shot at Queretaro on the 19th of June.

    History of Modern Europe 1972-1878

    C. A. Fyffe

  • Inexorably the patriot armies closed around him until in May, 1867, he was captured at Queretaro, where he had sought refuge.

    The Hispanic Nations of the New World

    William R. Shepherd

  • When taken prisoner at Queretaro, he was tried and executed under circumstances that are well known.

    The Memoirs of General P. H. Sheridan, Complete

    General Philip Henry Sheridan

  • British Dictionary definitions for queretaro Querétaro noun

    1. an inland state of central Mexico: economy based on agriculture and mining. Capital: Querétaro. Pop: 1 402 010 (2000). Area: 11 769 sq km (4544 sq miles)
    2. a city in central Mexico, capital of Querétaro state: scene of the signing (1848) of the treaty ending the US-Mexican War and of the execution of Emperor Maximilian (1867). Pop: 913 000 (2005 est)

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