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Chihuahua (n.)

 city and state in Mexico, said to be from a lost native word that meant "dry place." The dog breed is attested by that name from 1854, though such dogs seem to have been bred there long before. Early American explorers in the west seem to have confused the somewhat with prairie dogs.

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Definitions of Chihuahua from WordNet

Chihuahua (n.)
a city in northern Mexico in the state of Chihuahua; commercial center of northern Mexico;
Chihuahua (n.)
a state in northern Mexico; mostly high plateau;
Chihuahua (n.)
an old breed of tiny short-haired dog with protruding eyes from Mexico held to antedate Aztec civilization;
From wordnet.princeton.edu