Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of east-central Mexico east-southeast of Mexico City. Founded by the Spanish in 1532, it is an agricultural, commercial, and manufacturing center. Population: 1,400,000.

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  • proper n. A state in central Mexico
  • proper n. The capital city of that state

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  • n. a city in south central Mexico (southeast of Mexico City) on the edge of central Mexican plateau

Etymologies

Spanish, meaning people. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Bioasasoría in Puebla is an example of an organization that puts people in touch with local sources that are environmentally sound.

    The Slow Food Movement in Mexico

  • Volkswagen, which employs more than 13,000 workers at its plant in Puebla, is now operating at 85% of its installed capacity.

    Mexico Economic Updates July 2006

  • I don't know if changing buses in Puebla is more time consuming than taking a taxi to the bus station in Mexico city, but it is certainly easier; and if a layover is necessary Puebla is a relatively manageable and pleasant city.

    Flying to Veracruz?

  • Traffic in Puebla is nothing compared to Mexico City and getting to and from the Zocalo is relatively easy.

    Mexico City to Xalapa

  • The bus station in Puebla is centralized, so one can purchase a ticket for one of the many 1st class buses (ADO) going to Xalapa as soon as you arrive.

    Mexico City to Xalapa

  • So far, as well as in the city of Puebla, that is nearby the place where the epicenter is located.

    CNN Transcript May 22, 2009

  • So the clergy and part of the army set up an anti-president, one Haro; and he installed himself at Puebla, which is the second city of the Republic, and there Comonfort besieged him.

    Anahuac : or, Mexico and the Mexicans, Ancient and Modern

  • The city of Puebla, which is the residence of the bishop and of the governor of the state, was founded in 1531 by the auditor Juan de Salmeron and Fray Toribio de Motolinia (see MOTOLONIA).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • This native marble, called Puebla marble, is brought from the quarries of

    Life in Mexico

  • Puebla, which is at of the top of Group 1 with Monterrey with 18 points each, got its win after Alejandro Acosta's late winner.

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