Definition of Veracruz in US English:

Veracruz

proper noun

  • 1A state in east central Mexico that has a long coastline on the Gulf of Mexico; capital, Jalapa Enriquez.

  • 2A city and port of Mexico, in Veracruz state, on the Gulf of Mexico; population 444,438 (2005).

Pronunciation

Veracruz

/ˌverəˈkro͞oz/