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Atitlán

[ ah-tee-tlahn ]
/ ˌɑ tiˈtlɑn /
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noun

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”
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