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 (kwĕr-nə-vä′kə, -nä-vä′kä)
A city of south-central Mexico in the Cuernavaca Valley near Mexico City. It is an industrial city and a popular tourist and health resort.
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(Spanish kwɛrnaˈβaka)
(Placename) a city in S central Mexico, capital of Morelos state: resort with nearby Cacahuamilpa Caverns. Pop: 723 000 (2005 est)
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(ˌkwɛr nəˈvɑ kə)

the capital of Morelos, in central Mexico. 357,600.
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Five years earlier, when we'd visited our friends in Cuernavaca, the kids had been charmed by their adorable new dog.
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Melinda Camber Porter in Conversation with Octavio Paz, Cuernavaca, Mexico 1983
"Soon it struck me," Plankey told NCR by telephone from his home in Cuernavaca, Mexico, 'each parish should have a community urn where the remains of the dead are mixed together to prophetically manifest our faith and hope that they are now in the fullness of community with God in heaven."
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A native of Ixtapan de la Sal in the state of Mexico, LEpez began his career there and went on to work in Toluca, Mexico; Mexico City and Cuernavaca, Mexico, before moving to the US in 2000.