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Chapultepec

[chuh-puhl-tuh-pek; Spanish chah-pool-te-pek]
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  1. a fortress and military school at the outskirts of Mexico City: captured by U.S. forces (1847) in the Mexican War; now a park.
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Historical Examples

  • It is that of Dolores, on the hillside southwest of Tacubaya, just beyond Chapultepec.

    Aztec Land

    Maturin M. Ballou

  • Soon after another from the military college of Chapultepec!

    The Free Lances

    Mayne Reid

  • Except as an outpost to Chapultepec, the position had no value.

  • At last the Mexicans, all but 700, retreated to Chapultepec.

  • The Americans have stormed Chapultepec, and the city is at their mercy.

    Ahead of the Army

    W. O. Stoddard