- a state of E Mexico, on the Gulf of Mexico: consists of a hot humid coastal strip with lagoons, rising rapidly inland to the central plateau and Sierra Madre Oriental. Capital: Jalapa. Pop: 630 000 (2005 est). Area: 72 815 sq km (28 114 sq miles)
- the chief port of Mexico, in Veracruz state on the Gulf of Mexico. Pop: 410 000 (2000 est)
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- Place Namesa state in E Mexico, on the Gulf of Mexico. 4,917,000;
27,759 sq. mi. (71,895 sq. km). Cap.: Jalapa.
- Place Namesa seaport in this state: the chief port of Mexico. 289,000. Formerly, Ve′ra Cruz′.