[ ees-tahk-see-waht-l ]
/ ˌis tɑkˈsiˌwɑt l /
an extinct volcano in S central Mexico, SE of Mexico City. 17,342 feet (5286 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
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Example sentences 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
/ (ˌiːstəkˈsiːwətəl) /
a variant spelling of Ixtaccihuatl
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