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Definition of the noun new mexico

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  1. a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonyms of New Mexico: Land of Enchantment / N.M. / NM
    • instance of: American state = one of the 50 states of the United States
    • part of: Southwest / southwestern United States = the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado; America / the States / U.S. / U.S.A. / United States / United States of America / US / USA = North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
    • parts:
      • Carlsbad Caverns National Park = a national park in New Mexico featuring what is probably the world's largest cavern with spectacular underground formations
      • Albuquerque = the largest city in New Mexico
      • Carlsbad = a town in southeastern New Mexico on the Pecos River near the Mexican border
      • Farmington = a town in northwestern New Mexico
      • Gallup = a town in northwestern New Mexico near the Arizona border
      • Las Cruces = a town in southern New Mexico on the Rio Grande
      • Los Alamos = a town in north central New Mexico
      • Roswell = a town in southeast New Mexico
      • capital of New Mexico / Santa Fe = capital of the state of New Mexico
      • Silver City = a town in southwestern New Mexico
      • Taos = an artist colony in northern New Mexico
      • Chihuahuan Desert = a desert in western Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and northern Mexico
      • Brazos River / Brazos = a river that rises in Mexico and flows across Texas into the Gulf of Mexico
      • Canadian River / Canadian = a river rising in northeastern New Mexico and flowing eastward across the Texas panhandle to become a tributary of the Arkansas River in Oklahoma
      • Carlsbad Caverns = a group of caverns in southeastern New Mexico noted for their stalactites and stalagmites
      • Cimarron River / Cimarron = a river that rises in northeastern New Mexico and flows eastward into Oklahoma where it becomes a tributary of the Arkansas River
      • Colorado Plateau = a large plateau to the south and west of the Rocky Mountains; abuts mountains on the north and east and ends in an escarpment overlooking lowlands to the south and west
      • Gila River / Gila = a river that rises in western New Mexico and flows westward through southern Arizona to become a tributary of the Colorado River
      • Guadalupe Mountains = a mountain range in southern New Mexico and western Texas
      • Llano Estacado = a large semiarid plateau forming the southern part of the Great Plains
      • Pecos River / Pecos = a tributary of the Rio Grande that flows southeastward from New Mexico through western Texas
      • Sacramento Mountains = mountain range in New Mexico to the east of the Rio Grande
      • Wheeler Peak = a mountain peak in northeastern New Mexico in the Rocky Mountains


  1. New Mexico is a state located in the southwestern and western regions of the United States. It is usually considered one of the Mountain States. New Mexico is the 5th most extensive, the 36th most populous, and the 6th least densely populated of the 50 United States.
  2. New Mexico a.k.a. New Mexico, Maryland: New Mexico is an unincorporated community, in Carroll County, Maryland. It lies at an elevation of 879 feet.

There are other places with in their name, like New Mexico Territory, University of New Mexico, New Mexico Junior College, New Mexico State University, Eastern New Mexico University, New Mexico Military Institute, Western New Mexico University, New Mexico Highlands University, Central New Mexico Community College, University of New Mexico School of Law, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science.


  1. "New Mexico" is a musical single of Sammy Barbot.
    • released in (37 years ago)
  2. "New Mexico" is a musical album of Analysis.
    • released in (34 years ago)
  3. "New Mexico" is a composition.
  4. "New Mexico" is a composition.
  5. "New Mexico" is a song by Jonathan Wilson.


  1. "New Mexico" is a book by Elias Brevoort.
    • also known as "New Mexico. Her natural resources and attractions, being a collection of facts, mainly concerning her geography, climate, population, schools, mines and minerals ... and Spanish and Mexico land grants"
  2. "New Mexico" is a book by Antonio de Espejo.
    • also known as "New Mexico. Otherwise, the voiage of Anthony of Espeio, who in the yeare 1583. with his company, discouered a lande of 15. prouinces, replenished with townes and villages, with houses of 4. or 5. stories height, it lieth northward, and some suppose that the same way men may by places inhabited go to the lande tearmed De Labrador"
  3. "New Mexico" is a book by Robert I. Vexler.


"New Mexico" is a 1951 American western film directed by Irving Reis, starring Lew Ayres and shot in Ansco Color.

Phrases with New Mexico

  1. New Mexico Rush
  2. New Mexico Agave
  3. New Mexico Dalea
  4. New Mexico Maple
  5. New Mexico Muhly
  6. New Mexico Olive
  7. New Mexico Shrew
  8. New Mexico Locust
  9. New Mexico Lupine
  10. New Mexico Walnut
  11. New Mexico Catseye
  12. New Mexico Ditaxis
  13. New Mexico Figwort
  14. New Mexico Lobelia
  15. New Mexico Thistle
  16. New Mexico Verbena
  17. New Mexico Alumroot
  18. New Mexico Fleabane
  19. New Mexico Milkwort
  20. New Mexico Phacelia

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for New Mexico

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory (2001)

Volume 6: North America by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember, Human Relations Area Files, inc

The core residential range during this period was the mountains of central Arizona and west-central New Mexico. diagnostic material attributes: Pueblo village layout focusing inward on a plaza; rectangular kivas in room blocks; primary, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory Complete set of Volumes 1-8 and Volume 9, the index volume (2003)

Published in conjunction with the Human Relations Area Files by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember

The core residential range during this period was the mountains of central Arizona and west-central New Mexico. diagnostic material attributes: Pueblo village layout focusing inward on a plaza; rectangular kivas in room blocks; primary, ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 2: Geography by Richard Pillsbury

North Dakota Wyoming Georgia Vermont Oregon South Carolina Massachusetts Colorado Tennessee Wisconsin New York West Virginia Nebraska Ohio Arizona Maine Michigan New Mexico Pennsylvania Illinois Arkansas Virginia Missouri ...

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I had been to New Mexico many times. I loved it. It's a very exotic, interesting, severely crazy environment. I don't know if I could live there all year. It's such an intense place. (Campbell Scott)
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