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Ixtaccihuatl

[ees-tahk-see-waht-l] /ˌis tɑkˈsiˌwɑt l/
noun
Also, Ixtacihuatl [ees-tah-see-waht-l] /ˌis tɑˈsiˌwɑt l/ (Show IPA).

Iztaccihuatl

or Ixtaccihuatl

[ees-tahk-see-waht-l] /ˌis tɑkˈsiˌwɑt l/
noun
1.
an extinct volcano in S central Mexico, SE of Mexico City. 17,342 feet (5286 meters).
Also, Ixtacihuatl [ees-tah-see-waht-l] /ˌis tɑˈsiˌwɑt l/ (Show IPA).
Origin of Iztaccihuatl
< Nahuatl Iztāccihuātl, equivalent to iztāc white + cihuātl woman
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Historical Examples
  • All quiet again in the shade of Popocatepetl and Ixtaccihuatl.

    Diplomatic Days Edith O'Shaughnessy
  • In the dry season it is fed by the melting snow fields of Popocatepetl and Ixtaccihuatl far to the east.

    On the Mexican Highlands William Seymour Edwards
  • Looking westward, as we entered the village, we saw the sun setting in a sea of gold, between Popocatapetl and Ixtaccihuatl.

    In Indian Mexico (1908) Frederick Starr
British Dictionary definitions for Ixtaccihuatl

Ixtaccihuatl

/ˌiːstəkˈsiːwətəl/
noun
1.
a dormant volcano in central Mexico, southeast of Mexico City. Height: (central peak) 5286 m (17 342 ft)

Iztaccihuatl

/ˌiːstəkˈsiːwətəl/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Ixtaccihuatl
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