Jalapa

Jalapa

[hah-lah-pah]
noun
a city in and the capital of Veracruz, in E Mexico.
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Veracruz

[ver-uh-krooz; Spanish be-rah-kroos]
noun
1.
a state in E Mexico, on the Gulf of Mexico. 27,759 sq. mi. (71,895 sq. km). Capital: Jalapa.
2.
a seaport in this state: the chief port of Mexico.
Formerly Vera Cruz.
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Jalapa (Spanish xaˈlapa)
 
n
a city in E central Mexico, capital of Veracruz State, at an altitude of 1427 m (4681 ft): resort. Pop: 525 000 (2005 est)

Veracruz (ˌvɛrəˈkruːz, Spanish beraˈkruθ)
 
n
1.  a state of E Mexico, on the Gulf of Mexico: consists of a hot humid coastal strip with lagoons, rising rapidly inland to the central plateau and Sierra Madre Oriental. Capital: Jalapa. Pop: 630 000 (2005 est). Area: 72 815 sq km (28 114 sq miles)
2.  the chief port of Mexico, in Veracruz state on the Gulf of Mexico. Pop: 410 000 (2000 est)

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