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[hah-lah-pah] /hɑˈlɑ pɑ/

a city in and the capital of Veracruz, in E Mexico.
[ver-uh-krooz; Spanish be-rah-kroos] /ˌvɛr əˈkruz; Spanish ˌbɛ rɑˈkrus/
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.
/Spanish xaˈlapa/
a city in E central Mexico, capital of Veracruz State, at an altitude of 1427 m (4681 ft): resort. Pop: 525 000 (2005 est)
/ˌvɛrəˈkruːz; Spanish beraˈkruθ/
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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