Tabasco

/təˈbaskəʊ/

Origin

Late 19th century named after the state of Tabasco (see Tabasco). (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Tabasco

Tabasco

noun

  1. a state in SE Mexico, on the Gulf of Campeche. 9783 sq. mi. (25,338 sq. km). Capital: Villahermosa.
  2. trademark a very hot red sauce made from matured capsicums
  3. 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)

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Tabasco

proper noun

  1. A state in south-eastern Mexico, on the Gulf of Mexico; capital, Villahermosa.

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Tabasco

noun

  1. A pungent sauce made from the fruit of a capsicum pepper.

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Tabasco

trademark

  1. —used for a pungent condiment sauce made from hot peppers

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Tabasco

geographical name

  1. 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

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Example sentences for Tabasco

  1. Tabasco Combine all the ingredients for the rub in a mixing bowl.
  2. It extends also into Chiapa and Tabasco, and reaches into Honduras.
  3. Tabasco, a part of the aboriginal Anhuac Xicalanco, extends inland seventy-five miles on an average throughout its whole length.
  4. In 1519, just as the pretty maiden was reaching her seventeenth year, Corts arrived at Tabasco.
  5. It soon became as internationally known as tabasco from Texas or Parisian Camembert which it slightly resembles.
  6. 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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