Orizaba

[awr-uh-zah-buh, ohr-; Spanish aw-ree-sah-vah]
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noun

Also called Citlaltepetl. an inactive volcano in SE Mexico, in Veracruz state. 18,546 feet (5653 meters).
a city near this peak.

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Examples from the Web for orizaba

Historical Examples of orizaba

  • From here parties are made up to ascend Orizaba (Mountain of the Star).

    Aztec Land

    Maturin M. Ballou

  • Indeed, the entire surroundings of Orizaba are gardenlike in fertility and bloom.

    Aztec Land

    Maturin M. Ballou

  • Well—for instance—'Give the source and course of the Orizaba.'

    The Wrong Woman

    Charles D. Stewart

  • You have not asked me why I refused to give my services to Orizaba.'

    The Dictator

    Justin McCarthy

  • Wherever we turned, wherever we went, mighty Orizaba followed us.

    On the Mexican Highlands

    William Seymour Edwards


British Dictionary definitions for orizaba

Orizaba

noun

a city and resort in SE Mexico, in Veracruz state. Pop: 327 000 (2005 est)
Pico de Orizaba the Spanish name for Citlaltépetl
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