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Ve·ra·cruz

 (vĕr′ə-kro͞oz′, bă′rä-kro͞os′)
A city of east-central Mexico on the Gulf of Mexico east of Puebla. Founded in 1599 on a site visited earlier (1519) by Hernando Cortés, it was frequently sacked by buccaneers in the 1600s and 1700s. US troops led by Gen. Winfield Scott captured the city in 1847 during the Mexican War. It is a large port and a tourist resort.

Veracruz

(ˌvɛrəˈkruːz; Spanish beraˈkruθ)
n
1. (Placename) a state of E Mexico, on the Gulf of Mexico: consists of a hot humid coastal strip with lagoons, rising rapidly inland to the central plateau and Sierra Madre Oriental. Capital: Jalapa. Pop: 630 000 (2005 est). Area: 72 815 sq km (28 114 sq miles)
2. (Placename) the chief port of Mexico, in Veracruz state on the Gulf of Mexico. Pop: 410 000 (2000 est)

Ve•ra•cruz

(ˌvɛr əˈkruz, -ˈkrus)

n.
1. a state in E Mexico, on the Gulf of Mexico. 6,737,324; 27,759 sq. mi. (71,895 sq. km). Cap.: Jalapa.
2. a seaport in this state: the chief port of Mexico. 438,821.
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Noun1.Veracruz - a major Mexican port on the Gulf of Mexico in the state of VeracruzVeracruz - a major Mexican port on the Gulf of Mexico in the state of Veracruz
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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En su reporte, indico que registrara oleaje de tres a cuatro metros de altura en las costas de Tamaulipas y norte de Veracruz, ademas de viento con rachas superiores a 60 kilometros por hora en Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosi y Veracruz.
A 19-year-old male victim died in a hospital in Coatzacoalcos, the coastal state of Veracruz, increasing the death toll, Veracruz Health Ministry told Xinhua, adding that three other victims are still hospitalized.
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Eight women and 15 men were among the dead after the fire ripped through the bar late on Tuesday, according to the Veracruz state attorney general's office, which added an investigation was underway to determine the cause.
Summary: Veracruz [Mexico], August 28 (Sputnik/ANI): At least 23 people were killed and 13 others have sustained severe injuries following a fire in a bar in Mexico's southern Veracruz State, General Prosecutor's Office said in a statement on Wednesday.
MEXICO CITY - Mexican officials said on Saturday they would investigate the murder of a journalist in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz who was the third reporter to be killed in a week in Mexico as the country grapples with a record murder rate.
Family members carry the coffin containing the remains of Mexican journalist Jorge Celestino Ruiz Vazquez, in Actopan, Veracruz, Saturday, Aug.
to: i) operate and exploit the general railway communication road, which corresponds to the road called Via Corta del Istmo de Tehuantepec and which includes the railway, the right-of-way, the traffic control centers and signals for the railway operation.The goods subject to the assignment were modified to read as follows The general railway communication road, which corresponds to the Trunk Track of the Istmo de Tehuantepec, consisting of , The stretch of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec: Medias Aguas, Veracruz to Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, The Chiapas section: Ixtepec, Oaxaca to Ciudad Hidalgo, Chiapas.
Sin el cobijo de los gobiernos priistas y abrumado por innumerables y millonarias deudas, el propietario de Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz, Fidel Kuri, lucha denodadamente por mantener la franquicia en la Liga Mx.
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