Veracruz

geographical name Ve·ra·cruz \ ˌver-ə-ˈkrüz , -ˈkrüs \

Definition of Veracruz

1 state of eastern Mexico on the Gulf of Mexico; capital Xalapa area 28,114 square miles (72,815 square kilometers), population 7,643,194
2 city and port on the Gulf of Mexico in the state of Veracruz, eastern Mexico population 552,156

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