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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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  • The Mexican writers do not state in what year Morelos was born.

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  • How much Morelos merited the honour will appear in the sequel.

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  • Trujano and Morelos replied to it; one attacking in front, and the other upon the rear.

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  • Meanwhile Don Cornelio was going at full speed on his message to Morelos.

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  • Surrounded by his staff, Morelos still continued to watch the progress of events.

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  • One of these was Costal the Indian; the other was a stranger both to Morelos and the captain.

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  • The latter was again about to retire, when Morelos signed him to stay.

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  • Morelos now saw that he had been betrayed, and caused the retreat to be sounded.

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  • Morelos signified assent, and the next moment the Indian entered the tent.

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  • In various encounters with the royalists, Morelos and his men were successful.

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British Dictionary definitions for Morelos

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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