Mechoacan

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mechoacan A species of jalap, of very feeble properties, said to be obtained from the root of a species of Convolvulus Convolvulus Mechoacan); -- so called from Michoacan, in Mexico, whence it is obtained.
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Usage

In literature:

The other judge, Quiroga de Madrigal, obtained the bishoprick of Mechoacan.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. IV." by Robert Kerr
Fray Pedro de Mendoza, of Mechoacan, missionary to the Ilocos.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXIV, 1630-34" by Various
The Archbishop held the Government for nine years, and was then transferred to the Mexican Bishopric of Mechoacan.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
The licentiate Quiroga also possessed similar virtues, and was afterwards made bishop of Mechoacan.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo
ACUTZIO, an Indian settlement of Tiripitio, in the magistracy of Valladolid, and bishopric of Mechoacan, Mexico.
"The American Indians" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
ACUTZIO, an Indian settlement of Tiripitio, in the magistracy of Valladolid, and bishopric of Mechoacan, Mexico.
"Western Scenes and Reminiscences" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
ACUTZIO, an Indian settlement of Tiripitio, in the magistracy of Valladolid, and bishopric of Mechoacan, Mexico.
"The Indian in his Wigwam" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
Indeed, as late as 1840 one family in Mechoacan preserved it.
"The Güegüence; A Comedy Ballet in the Nahuatl-Spanish Dialect of Nicaragua" by Daniel G. Brinton
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