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Cholula

[chaw-loo-lah] /tʃɔˈlu lɑ/
noun
1.
a town in S Mexico, SE of Mexico City: ancient Aztec ruins.
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  • The Spaniards found the people of Cholula superior in dress and looks to any of the races they had seen.

  • He finds Assyria and the Mounds of Cholula at his door, and himself has laid the courses.

    Essays, First Series Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • At Cholula, discovering a conspiracy, he raked the streets with cannon shot and burned the leaders at the stake.

    The Colonization of North America Herbert Eugene Bolton
  • It was a delightful afternoon when I mounted my horse for a ride to Cholula.

    Mexico and its Religion Robert A. Wilson
  • The fortifications of Tlaxcala are posterior in the date of their construction to the great pyramid of Cholula.

    The Indian in his Wigwam Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • Some of these he left in the City of Cholula, and from those the inhabitants are descended.

    Mexico Susan Hale
  • At the head of a large army he directed his march towards Cholula.

  • So, in the present case, I would advise that he pass not by Cholula without a visit.

    The White Conquerors Kirk Munroe
  • The social and official life of Cholula is reported at one time to have even rivaled the court of Montezuma.

    Aztec Land Maturin M. Ballou
  • The strangers, as I have said, my son, are marching to Cholula.

    The Fair God Lew Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for Cholula

Cholula

/Spanish tʃoˈlula/
noun
1.
a town in S Mexico, in Puebla state: ancient ruins, notably a pyramid, 53 m (177 ft) high. Pop: 82 964 (2005)
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