Meaning of Veracruz

Ve•ra•cruz

Pronunciation: (ver"u-krz' Sp. be"rä-krs'), [key]
— n.
  1. a state in E Mexico, on the Gulf of Mexico. 4,917,000; 27,759 sq. mi. (71,895 sq. km). Cap.: Jalapa.
  2. a seaport in this state: the chief port of Mexico. 289,000. Formerly,
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