[ver-uh-krooz; Spanish be-rah-kroos]
- a state in E Mexico, on the Gulf of Mexico. 27,759 sq. mi. (71,895 sq. km). Capital: Jalapa.
- a seaport in this state: the chief port of Mexico.
Formerly Vera Cruz.
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The respiratory disease first made headlines in April 2009, when an epidemic was discovered in the Mexican state of Veracruz.At Least Two ‘Border Kids’ Have Swine Flu
Ruben Navarrette Jr.
July 2, 2014
Two government officials in Veracruz resigned soon after the busfull of journalists departed.
“They always seem to be on the move,” said Rodrigo Soberanes, a stringer for AP in Veracruz.
Unless the government of Veracruz determines Goyo was killed for his reporting, the federal government is unlikely to step in.
To the surprise of many, the state government of Veracruz handed over the homicide file to the visiting delegation of journalists.
After that I proceeded to Veracruz, crossing Mexico in its widest part.The Red Track
I know for whom you come all the way from Veracruz to San Lucar!Stoneheart
Actually specimens from Nuevo León and from most parts of Veracruz differ subspecifically from levipes and also from each other.
In the humid forests of southern Veracruz, northern Oaxaca, and Chiapas members of both groups occur sympatrically.The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico
William E. Duellman
This physiographic region covers most of the state and extends northward into Texas and a short distance southward into Veracruz.The Recent Mammals of Tamaulipas, Mexico
- 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)
- the chief port of Mexico, in Veracruz state on the Gulf of Mexico. Pop: 410 000 (2000 est)
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