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Puebla

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noun
  1. a state in S central Mexico. 13,124 sq. mi. (33,990 sq. km).
  2. the capital of this state, in the N part.
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  • Sawkins, the commander, was killed in an attack on Puebla Nova in 1679.

  • There are eight or ten tile factories in Puebla, and one glass manufactory.

    Aztec Land

    Maturin M. Ballou

  • Here also is the dividing line between the states of Puebla and Vera Cruz.

    Aztec Land

    Maturin M. Ballou

  • We have said that Puebla is the key to the national capital.

    Aztec Land

    Maturin M. Ballou

  • The city of Puebla is the second in the Republic and contains nearly 95,000 inhabitants.

    Mexico

    Charles Reginald Enock


British Dictionary definitions for puebla

Puebla

noun
  1. an inland state of S central Mexico, situated on the Anáhuac Plateau. Capital: Puebla. Pop: 5 070 346 (2000 est). Area: 33 919 sq km (13 096 sq miles)
  2. a city in S Mexico, capital of Puebla state: founded in 1532; university (1537). Pop: 1 880 000 (2005 est)
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Full name: Puebla de Zaragoza (de θaraˈɣoθa)
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