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Term: México

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Center of great civilizations since 1st mill. BC, including Olmec, Zapotec, Mixtec, Toltec, Mayan & Aztec; Spain conquered the area in 16th cen.; was hub of viceroyalty of New Spain; had territorial battles with USA, France, Britain & Spain in 19th cen.;official language is Spanish.

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Mexican, 1852 - 1913
American, born Mexico, 1943
Mexican, 1926 - 2017
Mexican, 1923 - 2002
Mexican, 1906 - 1992