Paricutín

Paricutín

[pah-ree-koo-teen]
noun
a volcano in W central Mexico: formed by an eruption 1943–52. 8200 feet (2500 meters).
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Paricutín (Spanish parikuˈtin)
 
n
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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