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Acapulco

[ ak-uh-pool-koh; Spanish ah-kah-pool-kaw ]
/ ˌæk əˈpʊl koʊ; Spanish ˌɑ kɑˈpul kɔ /
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noun

a seaport and resort in SW Mexico, on the Pacific.

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British Dictionary definitions for Acapulco

Acapulco
/ (ˌækəˈpʊlkəʊ, Spanish akaˈpulko) /

noun

a port and resort in SW Mexico, in Guerrero state. Pop: 761 000 (2005 est)Official name: Spanish Acapulco de Juárez (de ˈxwares)
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Cultural definitions for Acapulco

Acapulco
[ (ah-kuh-pool-koh, ak-uh-pool-koh) ]

City on Mexico's Pacific coast.

A fashionable resort known for its beaches and water sports, which include cliff diving.
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