Late 19th century named after the state of Tabasco (see Tabasco). (Source: lexico.com)
Definitions of Tabasco
- a state in SE Mexico, on the Gulf of Campeche. 9783 sq. mi. (25,338 sq. km). Capital: Villahermosa.
- trademark a very hot red sauce made from matured capsicums
- a state in SE Mexico, on the Gulf of Campeche: mostly flat and marshy with extensive jungles; hot and humid climate. Capital: Villahermosa. Pop: 1 889 367 (2000). Area: 24 661 sq km (9520 sq miles)
- A state in south-eastern Mexico, on the Gulf of Mexico; capital, Villahermosa.
- A pungent sauce made from the fruit of a capsicum pepper.
- —used for a pungent condiment sauce made from hot peppers
- state of southeastern Mexico on the Caribbean Sea southwest of the Yucatán Peninsula; capital Villahermosa area 9522 square miles (24,662 square kilometers), population 2,238,603
Example sentences for Tabasco
- Tabasco Combine all the ingredients for the rub in a mixing bowl.
- It extends also into Chiapa and Tabasco, and reaches into Honduras.
- Tabasco, a part of the aboriginal Anhuac Xicalanco, extends inland seventy-five miles on an average throughout its whole length.
- In 1519, just as the pretty maiden was reaching her seventeenth year, Corts arrived at Tabasco.
- It soon became as internationally known as tabasco from Texas or Parisian Camembert which it slightly resembles.
- Three of our men were killed in the battles of Tabasco; but Saldaña is the only one I remember by name.
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