an inactive volcano in southeastern Mexico, in Veracruz state. 18,546 feet (5,653 meters).: Also called Ci·tlal·te·petl [see-tlahl-tey-pet-l] /ˌsi tlɑlˈteɪ pɛt l/ .
a city near this peak.
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How to use Orizaba in a sentence
Next day they started for Orizaba, the priest carrying a passionate recital of these discoveries to the Bishop.The Woodlands Orchids | Frederick Boyle
M. Kienast-Zolly dwelt many years at Orizaba in Mexico, where he collected orchids with enthusiasm for his own delight.The Woodlands Orchids | Frederick Boyle
In Orizaba the conduct of Branciforte was that of an absolute monarch.Mexico, Aztec, Spanish and Republican Vol. 1 of 2 | Brantz Mayer
He scaled the sides of Orizaba, reached the lofty plateau, and seized the ancient citadel of the Montezumas.Mexico | Susan Hale
At Orizaba the climate is temperate, fresh, and cool, beginning to have the elements of mountain altitudes.Mexico | Susan Hale
British Dictionary definitions for Orizaba
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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