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Ixtaccihuatl

[ees-tahk-see-waht-l] /ˌis tɑkˈsiˌwɑt l/
noun
Also, Ixtacihuatl [ees-tah-see-waht-l] /ˌis tɑˈsiˌwɑt l/ (Show IPA).

Iztaccihuatl

or Ixtaccihuatl, Ixtacihuatl

[ees-tahk-see-waht-l] /ˌis tɑkˈsiˌwɑt l/
noun
1.
an extinct volcano in S central Mexico, SE of Mexico City. 17,342 feet (5286 meters).
Origin of Iztaccihuatl
< Nahuatl Iztāccihuātl, equivalent to iztāc white + cihuātl woman
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  • Looking westward, as we entered the village, we saw the sun setting in a sea of gold, between Popocatapetl and Ixtaccihuatl.

    In Indian Mexico (1908) Frederick Starr
  • All quiet again in the shade of Popocatepetl and Ixtaccihuatl.

    Diplomatic Days Edith O'Shaughnessy
  • In the dry season it is fed by the melting snow fields of Popocatepetl and Ixtaccihuatl far to the east.

    On the Mexican Highlands William Seymour Edwards
British Dictionary definitions for Ixtaccihuatl

Ixtaccihuatl

/ˌiːstəkˈsiːwətəl/
noun
1.
a dormant volcano in central Mexico, southeast of Mexico City. Height: (central peak) 5286 m (17 342 ft)

Iztaccihuatl

/ˌiːstəkˈsiːwətəl/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Ixtaccihuatl
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