Paricutín

[ pah-ree-koo-teen ]
/ pɑˌri kuˈtin /

noun

a volcano in W central Mexico: formed by an eruption 1943–52. 8200 feet (2500 meters).
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British Dictionary definitions for paricutin

Paricutín

/ (Spanish parikuˈtin) /

noun

a volcano in W central Mexico, in Michoacán state, formed in 1943 after a week of earth tremors; grew to a height of 2500 m (8200 ft) in a year and buried the village of Paricutín

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