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 (chə-lo͞o′lə, chō-lo͞o′lä)
A town of east-central Mexico west of Puebla. Site of an ancient Toltec center and a city sacred to the Aztecs, it was destroyed by Hernando Cortés in 1519.


(Spanish tʃoˈlula)
(Placename) a town in S Mexico, in Puebla state: ancient ruins, notably a pyramid, 53 m (177 ft) high. Pop: 82 964 (2005)


(tʃɔˈlu lɑ)

a town in S Mexico, SE of Mexico City: ancient Aztec ruins. 20,913.
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Aurelio Lopez-Malo Vigil, Department of Chemical Engineering, Food and Environmental Engineering, Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Santa Catarina Martir, Cholula, Puebla, CP 72820, Mexico; phone: +52 (222) 229 21 26; email: aurelio.
Simec began to operate the plants in Apizaco, Tlaxcala and Cholula, Puebla on August 1, 2004, and, as a result, the operations of both plants are reflected in Simec's financial results as of such date.
18 conference hosted by the Universidad de las Americas in Cholula, Puebla entitled "After September 11" sought to answer this very question, by bringing together a panel of expert guest speakers from Mexico and abroad.
Welti-Chanes, Department of Chemical and Food Engineering, Universidad de las Americas-Puebla, Ex Hacienda Santa Catarina Martir S/N, San Andres Cholula, 72810 Cholula, Puebla, Mexico; phone: +52 (222) 229-2728; email: jwelti@mail.