- a city in and the capital of Michoacán, in central Mexico.
- a state in SW Mexico. 23,196 sq. mi. (60,080 sq. km). Capital: Morelia.
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Morelia, I had decided, was the best base for the operations that I was about to undertake.The Aztec Treasure-House
Thomas Allibone Janvier
They were stationed at Morelia at the time, and went under Jimnez to the Caquet.
He was sub-chief of Morelia, and is often mentioned in the Truth charges.
Nearer at hand Mendez had evacuated Morelia, and was marching to Quertero.The Missourian
Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
The specimen from 28 kilometers east of Morelia was found in an oak forest on a steep hillside at an elevation of 2100 meters.The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico
William E. Duellman
- a city in central Mexico, capital of Michoacán state: a cultural centre during colonial times; two universities. Pop: 668 000 (2005 est)Former name (until 1828): Valladolid
- a state of SW Mexico, on the Pacific: rich mineral resources. Capital: Morelia. Pop: 3 979 177 (2000). Area: 59 864 sq km (23 114 sq miles)
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