[oo-rwah-pahn; English oo r-wah-pahn]
- a city in central Michoacán, in SW Mexico: near Paricutín volcano.
Also called Urua·pan del Pro·gre·so [del praw-gre-saw; English del pruh-gres-oh] /dɛl prɔˈgrɛ sɔ; English dɛl prəˈgrɛs oʊ/.
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Examples from the Web for uruapan
A few hundred men near Uruapan in Michoacan flaunted their defiance.The Missourian
Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
On zoogeopraphic grounds that species might be found at Uruapan.The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico
William E. Duellman
Meantime, there were objects of interest for us in Uruapan itself.
We easily arranged at Patzcuaro to leave for Uruapan the next morning.
One might as well have been in Patzcuaro, Uruapan, or Chilchota.
- a city in SW Mexico, in Michoacán state: agricultural trading centre. Pop: 282 000 (2005 est)