Cerro Gordo

Cerro Gordo

[ser-raw gawr-daw]
noun
a mountain pass in E Mexico between Veracruz and Jalapa: defeat of Mexican troops by U.S. troops 1847.
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Cerro Gordo (Spanish ˈθɛrrɔ ˈɡorðo)
 
n
a mountain pass in E Mexico, between Veracruz and Jalapa: site of a battle in the Mexican War (1847) in which American forces under General Scott decisively defeated the Mexicans

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