[awr-uh-zah-buh, ohr-; Spanish aw-ree-sah-vah]
- Also called Citlaltepetl. an inactive volcano in SE Mexico, in Veracruz state. 18,546 feet (5653 meters).
- a city near this peak.
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Examples from the Web for orizaba
Indeed, the entire surroundings of Orizaba are gardenlike in fertility and bloom.
From here parties are made up to ascend Orizaba (Mountain of the Star).
Well—for instance—'Give the source and course of the Orizaba.'The Wrong Woman
Charles D. Stewart
You have not asked me why I refused to give my services to Orizaba.'The Dictator
Wherever we turned, wherever we went, mighty Orizaba followed us.On the Mexican Highlands
William Seymour Edwards
- a city and resort in SE Mexico, in Veracruz state. Pop: 327 000 (2005 est)
- Pico de Orizaba the Spanish name for Citlaltépetl
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