There are 2 definitions of chihuahua in English:


Line breaks: chi|hua|hua
Pronunciation: /tʃɪˈwɑːwə


A very small dog of a smooth-haired large-eyed breed originating in Mexico.
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  • The dogs included shih-tzus, dachshunds, lhasa apsos, bearded collies, corgis, chihuahuas, poodles, pekinese and Yorkshire terriers.
  • Another Doberman, two beagles, a chihuahua, a Finnish spitz, a Westie and a retriever will also be travelling up with their owners to the competition on March 6 to 9.
  • In New Zealand many pedigree chihuahuas, Jack Russell terriers, and all sorts of other dogs, little and big, are already microchipped.


early 19th century: named after Chihuahua.

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There are 2 definitions of chihuahua in English:


Line breaks: Chi|hua|hua
Pronunciation: /tʃɪˈwɑːwə
1A state of northern Mexico.
1.1The capital of the state of Chihuahua, the principal city of north central Mexico; population 748,518 (2005).

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