What does veracruz mean?

Definitions for veracruzˌvɛr əˈkruz, -ˈkrus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Veracruz(noun)

    a major Mexican port on the Gulf of Mexico in the state of Veracruz


  1. Veracruz(ProperNoun)

    A state of Mexico.

  2. Origin: meaning true cross.


  1. Veracruz

    Veracruz, formally Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, officially Free and Sovereign State of Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, is one of the 31 states that, along with the Federal District, comprise the 32 federative entities of Mexico. It is divided in 212 municipalities and its capital city is Xalapa-Enríquez. It is located in Eastern Mexico. It is bordered by the states of Tamaulipas to the north, San Luis Potosí and Hidalgo to the west, Puebla to the southwest, Oaxaca and Chiapas to the south and Tabasco to the southeast. To the east, Veracruz has a significant share of coastline on the Gulf of Mexico. The state is noted for its mixed ethnic and indigenous populations. Its cuisine reflects the many cultural influences that have come through the state because of the importance of the port of Veracruz. In addition to the capital city, the state's largest cities include Veracruz, Coatzacoalcos, Córdoba, Minatitlán, Poza Rica, Boca Del Río and Orizaba.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of veracruz in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of veracruz in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador:

    Corruption is what's done the most damage to Veracruz, and what's done the most damage to Mexico.

  2. Ruben Espinosa:

    I had to come (to Mexico City) in a context of violence that journalists in Veracruz have to live under.

  3. Emilio Cacho:

    I didn't know about the game, but I heard a lot of talk about people going out to look for Pokemons, so I thought it was a good way to make money, now that the economic situation in Veracruz is so difficult.

  4. Ruben Espinosa:

    I had to leave because it was not a direct threat, but I got the message, it was just recently when students were attacked and brutally beaten with machetes. In these situations, we can't do less with any type of aggression or intimidation because we don't know what might happen. Veracruz is a lawless state.

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