Etymology
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Yucatan

said to be from a local word meaning "massacre." Related: Yucatecan.

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Definitions of Yucatan

Yucatan (n.)
a state of Mexico on the northern part of the Yucatan Peninsula;
Yucatan (n.)
a peninsula in Central America extending into the Gulf of Mexico between the Bay of Campeche and the Caribbean Sea;
Synonyms: Yucatan Peninsula
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