Definition of Veracruz in English:

Veracruz

Syllabification: Ve·ra·cruz
Pronunciation: /ˌverəˈkro͞oz, -ˈkro͞os
 
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  • 1A state in east central Mexico that has a long coastline on the Gulf of Mexico; capital, Jalapa Enriquez.
  • 2A city and port in Mexico, in Veracruz state, on the Gulf of Mexico; population 444,438 (2005).

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