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Cuernavaca

[kwer-nuh-vah-kuh; Spanish kwer-nah-vah-kah] /ˌkwɛr nəˈvɑ kə; Spanish ˌkwɛr nɑˈvɑ kɑ/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Morelos, in central Mexico.

Morelos

[maw-re-laws] /mɔˈrɛ lɔs/
noun
1.
a state in S central Mexico. 1916 sq. mi. (4960 sq. km).
Capital: Cuernavaca.
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  • My glimpses of the town of Cuernavaca were but flashlight peeps.

    On the Mexican Highlands William Seymour Edwards
  • Eighteen miles from Cuernavaca are the ruins of Xochicalco, before mentioned.

    Mexico

    Susan Hale
  • His swift runners brought him from sunny Cuernavaca fruits of the tropics.

    Mexico

    Susan Hale
  • Later he took possession of Cuernavaca in the state of Mxico.

  • But a flood of memory swept over him, the memory of what he had seen at Cuernavaca.

    The Missourian

    Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  • They could send an engine and car down from Cuernavaca in little more than an hour.

    The Mystery of The Barranca Herman Whitaker
  • Jacqueline had wrought close to success during that May twilight on the edge of the Cuernavaca pond.

    The Missourian

    Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
British Dictionary definitions for Cuernavaca

Cuernavaca

/Spanish kwɛrnaˈβaka/
noun
1.
a city in S central Mexico, capital of Morelos state: resort with nearby Cacahuamilpa Caverns. Pop: 723 000 (2005 est)

Morelos

/Spanish moˈrelɔs/
noun
1.
an inland state of S central Mexico, on the S slope of the great plateau. Capital: Cuernavaca. Pop: 1 552 878 (2000 est). Area: 4988 sq km (1926 sq miles)
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