state of Mexico, on the E coast: 28,114 sq mi
(72,815 sq km); pop. 6,228,000; cap
in this state: pop. 439,000
: in full Veracruz Llave (ˈjɑveɪ
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Word origin of 'Veracruz'Sp, lit., true cross