Ixtaccihuatl

[ ees-tahk-see-waht-l ]
/ ˌis tɑkˈsiˌwɑt l /

noun

Also Ix·ta·ci·huatl [ees-tah-see-waht-l] /ˌis tɑˈsiˌwɑt l/.

Definition for ixtaccihuatl (2 of 2)

Iztaccihuatl

or Ix·tac·ci·huatl

[ ees-tahk-see-waht-l ]
/ ˌis tɑkˈsiˌwɑt l /

noun

an extinct volcano in S central Mexico, SE of Mexico City. 17,342 feet (5286 meters).
Also Ix·ta·ci·huatl [ees-tah-see-waht-l] /ˌis tɑˈsiˌwɑt l/.

Origin of Iztaccihuatl

< Nahuatl Iztāccihuātl, equivalent to iztāc white + cihuātl woman
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Examples from the Web for ixtaccihuatl

  • In the dry season it is fed by the melting snow fields of Popocatepetl and Ixtaccihuatl far to the east.

    On the Mexican Highlands|William Seymour Edwards
  • Looking westward, as we entered the village, we saw the sun setting in a sea of gold, between Popocatapetl and Ixtaccihuatl.

    In Indian Mexico (1908)|Frederick Starr
  • All quiet again in the shade of Popocatepetl and Ixtaccihuatl.

    Diplomatic Days|Edith O'Shaughnessy

British Dictionary definitions for ixtaccihuatl (1 of 2)

Ixtaccihuatl

Iztaccihuatl

/ (ˌiːstəkˈsiːwətəl) /

noun

a dormant volcano in central Mexico, southeast of Mexico City. Height: (central peak) 5286 m (17 342 ft)

British Dictionary definitions for ixtaccihuatl (2 of 2)

Iztaccihuatl
/ (ˌiːstəkˈsiːwətəl) /

noun

a variant spelling of Ixtaccihuatl
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