Puebla

[pwe-blah]
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noun

a state in S central Mexico. 13,124 sq. mi. (33,990 sq. km).
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

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)
a city in S Mexico, capital of Puebla state: founded in 1532; university (1537). Pop: 1 880 000 (2005 est)
Full name: Puebla de Zaragoza (de θaraˈɣoθa)
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