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Xalapa

(Encyclopedia) Xalapa hälä´pä [key] or Xalapa Enriquez hälä´pä ānrē´kās [key], city (1990 pop. 279,451), capital of Veracruz state, E central Mexico, on the slopes of the…

Jalapa

(Encyclopedia) Jalapa or Jalapa Enriquez: see Xalapa , Mexico.

Cerro Gordo

(Encyclopedia) Cerro Gordo sā´rō gōr´ᵺō [key], mountain pass, E Mexico, on the road between Veracruz and Xalapa, site of a decisive battle (Apr. 17–18, 1847) of the Mexican War.…

Veracruz

(Encyclopedia) Veracruz vāräkro͞os´ [key] [Span.,=true cross], officially Veracruz Llave vāräkro͞os´ yä´bā [key], state (1990 pop. 6,228,239), 27,759 sq mi (71,896 sq km), E…