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Iztaccihuatl

or Ix·tac·ci·huatl

[ ees-tahk-see-waht-l ]
/ ˌis tɑkˈsiˌwɑt l /
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noun
an extinct volcano in S central Mexico, SE of Mexico City. 17,342 feet (5,286 meters).
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Also Ix·ta·ci·huatl [ees-tah-see-waht-l] /ˌis tɑˈsiˌwɑt l/ .

Origin of Iztaccihuatl

<Nahuatl Iztāccihuātl, equivalent to iztāc white + cihuātl woman

Words nearby Iztaccihuatl

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How to use Iztaccihuatl in a sentence

  • His footprint is on the snows of Iztaccihuatl, and on the roof of Orizaba.

    The Infidel, Vol. II.|Robert Montgomery Bird
  • On their right rose the vast proportions of snow-robed Iztaccihuatl, the "white woman."

British Dictionary definitions for Iztaccihuatl

Iztaccihuatl
/ (ˌiːstəkˈsiːwətəl) /

noun
a variant spelling of Ixtaccihuatl
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