• synonyms


[paw-paw-kah-te-pet-l, poh-puh-kat-uh pet-l]
  1. a volcano in S central Mexico, SE of Mexico City. 17,887 feet (5450 meters).
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for popocatepetl

Historical Examples of popocatepetl

  • The four girls followed Popocatepetl out of the house in a hurry.

    The Corner House Girls at School

    Grace Brooks Hill

  • But it was several days before Popocatepetl was herself again.

  • Dorothy could do anything with him—and with Popocatepetl, as well.

  • She had left the table for a moment, and Popocatepetl was upon it.

  • The Pomeranian was too scared, and Bungle and Popocatepetl were too angry.

British Dictionary definitions for popocatepetl


  1. a volcano in SE central Mexico, southeast of Mexico City. Height: 5452 m (17 887 ft)
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012