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Jalapa

[ hah-lah-pah ]
/ hɑˈlɑ pɑ /
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noun

a city in and the capital of Veracruz, in E Mexico.

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Veracruz

[ ver-uh-krooz; Spanish be-rah-kroos ]
/ ˌvɛr əˈkruz; Spanish ˌbɛ rɑˈkrus /

noun

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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Jalapa

/ (Spanish xaˈlapa) /

noun

a city in E central Mexico, capital of Veracruz State, at an altitude of 1427 m (4681 ft): resort. Pop: 525 000 (2005 est)

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Veracruz

/ (ˌvɛrəˈkruːz, Spanish beraˈkruθ) /

noun

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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