- a seaport and resort in SW Mexico, on the Pacific.
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Contemporary Examples of 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
Historical Examples of acapulco
“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)
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.