How to use Morelia in a sentence
Morelia is served by a branch of the Mexican National railway; its station is outside the city, with which it is connected by a small tramway line.
The city's manufactures idclude cotton, woollen and silk textiles, cigars and cigarettes, and dulces, or sweetmeats, Morelia being noted throughout Mexico for the latter, particularly for a variety called Guayabate.
Morelia, first known as Valladolid, was founded in 1541 by Viceroy Mendoza.
Its name was changed to Morelia in 1828, in honour of the revolutionary leader Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon, and in 1863 it was made the see of an archbishop.
In common with the state of Michoacan, Morelia is a stronghold of clericalism and conservatism.Advertisement