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also Xa·la·pa  (hə-lä′pə, hä-lä′pä)
A city of east-central Mexico east of Mexico City. Built on the site of a pre-Columbian city, Jalapa was captured by Cortés in 1519. It is now an agricultural trade center and a mountain resort.
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(Spanish xaˈlapa)
(Placename) a city in E central Mexico, capital of Veracruz State, at an altitude of 1427 m (4681 ft): resort. Pop: 525 000 (2005 est)
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(hɑˈlɑ pɑ)

the capital of Veracruz, in E Mexico. 279,451.
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The plan for Thursday was to set out around 3 a.m., taking advantage of the cool pre-dawn and morning temperatures to trek to Santa Maria Jalapa del Marques, about 35 miles (57 kilometers) to the west.
Austin-inspired, Brooklyn-based eatery Jalapa Jar, which got its start at the Smorgasburg "foodie" event in Williamsburg, is set to open a popup store at 384 Schermerhorn in Downtown Brooklyn.
Hyaluronic acid locks in essential moisture, with extracts of mirabilis jalapa and orange blossom milk, to soothe, nourish and hydrate.
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Vocal fry is found in the bass part of some types of gospel songs, and languages such as Jalapa Mazatec in the Mexican state of Oaxaca use vocal fry to change the meaning of words.
A similar incident occurred on October 2 when Irma Lopez, a native woman in Oaxaca state, gave birth in the yard of a government hospital in the small town of San Felipe Jalapa de Diaz.
The decree, published in the Government Gazette, temporarily suspends individual rights, including the right to public gatherings, in Jalapa and Mataquescuintla, located 101 and 110 kilometers respectively East of the capital Guatemala City, and in Casillas and San Rafael Las Flores, 87 and 105 kilometers respectively Southeast of the capital.