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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.
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(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)
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(tʃɔˈlu lɑ)

a town in S Mexico, SE of Mexico City: ancient Aztec ruins. 20,913.
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Lopez Malo, Chemical and Food Engineering Department, University of the Americas-Puebla, Ex-hacienda Santa Catarina Martir, San Andres Cholula, Puebla 72820, Mexico; phone: +52 222 229 2409; email:
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