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Ixtaccihuatl

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

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

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Example sentences from the Web for Ixtaccihuatl

  • 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
  • He wished to die too, so he caused to be constructed a great pyramid upon which he himself laid the beautiful Ixtaccihuatl.

  • All quiet again in the shade of Popocatepetl and Ixtaccihuatl.

    Diplomatic Days|Edith O'Shaughnessy
  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for Ixtaccihuatl

Ixtaccihuatl

Iztaccihuatl

/ (ˌiːstəkˈsiːwətəl) /

noun

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