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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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  • His footprint is on the snows of Iztaccihuatl, and on the roof of Orizaba.

    The Infidel, Vol. II. Robert Montgomery Bird
British Dictionary definitions for Iztaccihuatl

Iztaccihuatl

/ˌiːstəkˈsiːwətəl/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Ixtaccihuatl
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