Etymology: The origin of the name is not known for sure, but it is old, predating the Spanish, and is thought to derive from the Nahuatl Xicuahua, or "dry, sandy place".
- A desert state in northwestern Mexico.
- The capital city of the Mexican state of Chihuahua.
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