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A city of east-central Mexico east-southeast of Mexico City. Founded by the Spanish in 1532, it is an agricultural, commercial, and manufacturing center.
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(Spanish ˈpweβla)
1. (Placename) an inland state of S central Mexico, situated on the Anáhuac Plateau. Capital: Puebla. Pop: 5 070 346 (2000 est). Area: 33 919 sq km (13 096 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a city in S Mexico, capital of Puebla state: founded in 1532; university (1537). Pop: 1 880 000 (2005 est)
Full name: Puebla de Zaragoza
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(ˈpwɛb lɑ)

1. a state in S central Mexico. 4,624,365; 13,124 sq. mi. (33,990 sq. km).
2. the capital of this state, in the N part. 1,007,170.
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Noun1.Puebla - a city in south central Mexico (southeast of Mexico City) on the edge of central Mexican plateauPuebla - a city in south central Mexico (southeast of Mexico City) on the edge of central Mexican plateau
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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References in classic literature ?
The strike, or, rather, the lockout, because the workers of Rio Blanco had helped their striking brothers of Puebla. The hunger, the expeditions in the hills for berries, the roots and herbs that all ate and that twisted and pained the stomachs of all of them.
(36) "Actas de Cabildo", Puebla, 19 de mayo de 1847, en AGMP, Actas de Cabildo, vol.
A recent scandal involving German automaker Volkswagen threatens to cause economic damage to the company's operations in Puebla, which rely extensively on exports to the US.
The historical context of the formation of the Illustrious Bar Associations of Puebla in 1834
In the summer of 1627, a West African woman living in the city of Puebla de los Angeles, the second-largest city in colonial Mexico, fought for her right to a better life.
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The relocation is expected to be complete by the end of the month, at which point Puebla's former manager, Kimberly Lawson, plans to open a new restaurant in its place.
2) The holiday is often confused with Mexican Independence Day, which is observed on September 16. Cinco de Mayo is the celebration of the Mexican army's victory over France during the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.