- a seaport and resort in SW Mexico, on the Pacific.
Examples from the Web for acapulco
In 1999, El Elegante threw a fashion benefit for more than 600 guests on the beach at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Acapulco.
No city has borne a greater share of pain from the fracturing of the Beltrán Leyva Cartel than Héctor's beloved Acapulco.
True, in the 1970s, the La Quebrada Cliff Divers of Acapulco were a popular feature on ABC's Wild World of Sports.The World Series of Cliff Diving Takes Itself Very Seriously
June 29, 2014
His children are mentioned once, 50 pages later, in a single mysterious sentence: “My wife was in Acapulco with the children.”American Dreams, 1953: ‘Junky’ by William S. Burroughs
June 27, 2013
We have a photo of him in his mid-50s diving off the cliffs at Acapulco, Mexico.Peter Worthington: Cliff Diver
May 14, 2013
“There is a good road from Oaxaca to Acapulco,” said the monk.In the Days of Drake
J. S. Fletcher
The ship was bound from Acapulco to Manila with shrines and images.Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate
Charles M. Skinner
The goods were for the Acapulco ship which had escaped them at Guam, and was now at Manilla.
Putting into Acapulco, they found a bark laden with cocoas and anil.
That was our arrangement, but if anything happened to prevent him, he was to join me in Acapulco.On the Frontier
- a port and resort in SW Mexico, in Guerrero state. Pop: 761 000 (2005 est)Official name: Spanish Acapulco de Juárez (de ˈxwares)
Word Origin and History for acapulco
in full, Acapulco de Juarez, resort town in western Mexico, from Nahuatl (Aztec) acapulco "place of the large canes," from aca(tl) "cane (plant)" + -pul "large" + -co "place." Acapulco gold as the name of a local grade of potent marijuana is attested from 1965.
City on Mexico's Pacific coast.