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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:
(1.) Colegio de Postgraduados, Campus Puebla, Km.125.5 Carretera Federal Mexico Puebla, Santiago Momoxpan, San Andres Cholula, Puebla, Mexico;,,,,
Ex-Hacienda Santa Catarina Martir S/N, 72810 San Andres Cholula, Puebla, Mexico.
(4) Departamento de Ciencias Quimico-Biologicas, Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, Santa Catarina Martir, Sin Numero, Cholula, Puebla. CP.
Samples come from the following sites: Cholula, Puebla; El Zapotal, Veracruz; Jaina Island, Campeche; San Gervasio/Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo; Tlatelolco, Mexico City, D.F.; Tula, Hidalgo; Yaxuna, Yucatan.
Rocio Duran-Vazquez, Department of Finance and Accouting, Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Ex-hacienda Santa Catarina Martir S/N, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico,