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Citlaltepetl

[see-tlahl-tey-pet-l]
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noun
  1. Orizaba(def 1).
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  • It was Citlaltepetl, the "mountain of the star," the natives told them.

    Mexico

    Charles Reginald Enock

  • The "Citlaltepetl Commission," consisting of the engineers, Srs.


British Dictionary definitions for citlaltepetl

Citlaltépetl

noun
  1. a volcano in SE Mexico, in central Veracruz state: the highest peak in the country. Height: 5636 m (18 492 ft), though this is disputed between different sourcesSpanish name: Pico de Orizaba (piko de oriˈsaba)
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