[ ah-tee-tlahn ]
/ ˌɑ tiˈtlɑn /
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Lake Atitlán, a crater lake in southwestern Guatemala, 4,700 feet (1,433 meters) above sea level. About 53 square miles (137 square kilometers).
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Origin of Atitlán
First recorded in 1895–1900; from Nahuatl: literally, “between the waters,” equivalent to atl “water” +titlan, a suffix meaning “between”
Words nearby Atitlán
-ation, atiptoe, atishoo, at issue, at it, Atitlán, Ativan, -ative, ATK, Atka Island, Atka mackerel
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How to use Atitlán in a sentence
Their first arrival at Lake Atitlan is noted , and the war that they waged with the Ikomags .
Quezaltenango, the aboriginal Xelahuh, is some twenty-five or thirty miles westward from Lake Atitlan.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume IV|Hubert Howe Bancroft
Atitlan, a lake and mountain of Central America in Guatemala.
Very nearly or quite the same organization prevailed in the courts of Quiche and Atitlan.
On the land side the slope of Atitlan dipped into the great lake which sparkled below us in the sunlight.A Glimpse at Guatemala|Anne Cary Maudslay