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[koh-zuh-mel; Spanish kaw-soo-mel] /ˌkoʊ zəˈmɛl; Spanish ˌkɔ suˈmɛl/
an island off NE Quintana Roo state, on the Yucatán Peninsula, in SE Mexico: tourist resort. Unabridged
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  • Cortes, after touching at Cozumel, made a landing at this place, in 1519.

  • They discovered the island of Cozumel and the vast promontory of Yucatan.

    Hernando Cortez John S. C. Abbott
  • Ekab was situated on the coast opposite the island of Cozumel.

  • About 10 survivors in an open boat were driven upon the coast of Yucatan near the Island of Cozumel.

  • The first landing was made on the island of Cozumel, where the natives were forcibly converted to Christianity.

  • Some score of miles off the north-east coast is the island of Cozumel, where Cortes first landed on his voyage of the Conquest.

    Mexico Charles Reginald Enock
  • The eastern coast consists of bluffs, indented with bays and bordered by several islands, the largest being Cozumel.

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