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[oo-rwah-pahn; English oo r-wah-pahn]
  1. a city in central Michoacán, in SW Mexico: near Paricutín volcano.
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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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Historical Examples of 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.

  • We easily arranged at Patzcuaro to leave for Uruapan the next morning.

  • Meantime, there were objects of interest for us in Uruapan itself.

  • One might as well have been in Patzcuaro, Uruapan, or Chilchota.

British Dictionary definitions for uruapan


  1. a city in SW Mexico, in Michoacán state: agricultural trading centre. Pop: 282 000 (2005 est)
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