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Cuernavaca

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

[maw-re-laws]
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

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

    Mexico

    Susan Hale

  • Eighteen miles from Cuernavaca are the ruins of Xochicalco, before mentioned.

    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


British Dictionary definitions for cuernavaca

Cuernavaca

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

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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