Sentence Examples with the word Vera

This range extends south-eastward along the western frontier of Vera Cruz (state) and includes the snow-capped cone of Orizaba or Citlaltepetl, (18,209 ft.), and the Cofre de Perote, or Nanchampapetl (13,419 ft.).

Anelytropsis papillosus, of which only three specimens are known, from the humus of forests in the state of Vera Cruz.

Near the coast in the state of Vera Cruz is San Martin, or Tuxtla (9708 ft.), which has been quiescent since its violent eruption of the 2nd of March 1 793.

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Soon after their arrival in Petersburg Berg proposed to Vera and was accepted.

He was defeated at Jalapa and driven to Vera Cruz; but the army deserted Iturbide, who was compelled to abdicate (April 19, 1823).

It was, however, a consequence of his work that in q 1786 the provinces and kingdoms were replaced by twelve intendencias (Guadalajara, Zacatecas, Durango, Sonora, Puebla, Vera Cruz, Merida, Oaxaca, Valladolid, Guanajato, San Luis Potosi, Mexico), whose governors and minor officials were directly dependent on the viceroy, the former alcaldes, mayores and corregidores, who were very corrupt, being abolished.

Boris and Natasha were at the other window and ceased talking when Vera entered.

Till about 1835 he pursued the policy of keeping his hold on his native province of Vera Cruz, and influencing the rest of the country by alternately supporting and upsetting the central government.

G P Y g the century the ports of Yucatan and Central America were frequently raided, and in 1682 Tampico suffered a like disaster; in May 1683 Vera Cruz itself was captured through stratagem by two buccaneers, Van Horn and Laurent, who plundered the town for ten days, committed shocking outrages, and escaped as the Spanish fleet arrived.

The purser, however, made it appear that he had again jumped overboard, concealed him for some days - generally inside one of the saloon sofas - and helped him to get ashore in disguise at Vera Cruz.