Pronunciation: (chi-wä'wä, -wu),[key] —n. 1. a state in N Mexico. 2,000,000; 94,831 sq. mi. (245,610 sq. km).
2. the capital of this state. 386,000.
3. one of a Mexican or Aztec breed of very small dogs having either short or long hair of any one of a variety of colors.