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 (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 iztaccihuatl

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

    The Infidel, Vol. II.|Robert Montgomery Bird

British Dictionary definitions for iztaccihuatl

Iztaccihuatl

/ (ˌiːstəkˈsiːwətəl) /

noun

a variant spelling of Ixtaccihuatl
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