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 (tē′ə-wä′nə, tē-hwä′nä)
A city of extreme northwest Mexico on the US border south of San Diego. It is a popular tourist center.
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(tiːˈwɑːnə; Spanish tiˈxwana) or

Tia Juana

(Placename) a city in NW Mexico, in Baja California (Norte). Pop: 1 570 000 (2005 est)
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(ˌti əˈwɑ nə, tiˈʰwɑ nɑ)

a city in N Baja California Norte, in NW Mexico, on the Mexico–U.S. border. 698,752.
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Noun1.Tijuana - a Mexican city just to the south of San Diego on the Lower California peninsula; popular among American tourists for racetracks and bullfights
Baja California, Lower California - a mountainous peninsula on northwest Mexico
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The Tijuana River, located in the Tijuana-San Diego border region, unlike other superficial systems referred to in the 1944 Treaty on the Distribution of International Waters between the United Mexican States and the United States of America, has the distinction of being the only treaty named stream whose waters remain unallocated.
Thanks to some techy additions that have sped up pedestrian border crossings, Tijuana is also more accessible than ever.
The first pilot was held in Tijuana, the largest city on the Baja California Peninsula.
The Tijuana River runs downhill from Mexico into the United States before draining into the Pacific Ocean, exacerbating the ability of pollution to run into the ocean.
El presente texto refleja los principales acontecimientos historicos que influyeron la conformacion de Tijuana, desde su fundacion hasta el decenio de 2010.
The Tijuana side has been transformed by the colourful Parque de la Amistad, with the fence daubed in murals, and graffiti offering poignant messages of friendship and hope.
The prosecutors' office in Tijuana said in a statement it was investigating the deaths of the two youths, who showed signs of having been stabbed and strangled.
Residents demanded migrants leave Tijuana and sang the Mexican national anthem as caravan participants were taken to shelters, according to press reports and videos on social media.
The arrested migrants were part of about 500 people who tried to cross the border in Tijuana before being intercepted by US security forces using tear gas and rubber bullets.
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) -- The mayor of Tijuana has declared a humanitarian crisis in his border city and said Friday he was asking the United Nations for aid to deal with the approximately 5,000 Central American migrants, most of whom were camped out inside a sports complex.