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Type Political Subdivision
Usage Mexican
Pronounced Pron. /mi.tʃo.a.ˈkan/  [key·simplify]
Other Forms FormsMichoacan

Meaning & History

Spanish form of Nahuatl Michhuahcan meaning "place of the fishermen" with michhuah being "possessor of fish" and -cān being "place of".
Added 12/15/2022 by anonymous
Edited 4/30/2024 by Mike C