State in SC Mexico: 1,908 sq mi (4,942 sq km); cap. Cuernavaca.
After the capital the largest city in the state is Cuautla Morelos, or Ciudad Morelos (pop. 6269 in 1900), 27 m.
collegiate institution in Mexico; in it Hidalgo once taught and Morelos was a student.
It was the birthplace of both Morelos and Iturbide, and was captured by Hidalgo at the beginning of the revolutionary outbreak of 1810-1 1, and by Iturbide in 1821 when on his march to Mexico City, where he was crowned emperor.
MORELOS, an inland state of Mexico on the southern slope of the great Mexican plateau, lying S.
Notwithstanding its mountainous character, Morelos is one of the most flourishing agricultural states of Mexico, producing sugar, rice, Indian corn, coffee, wheat, fruit and vegetables.