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Paricutín

[ pah-ree-koo-teen ]

noun

  1. a volcano in W central Mexico: formed by an eruption 1943–52. 8,200 feet (2,500 meters).


Paricutín

/ parikuˈtin /

noun

  1. 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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