Ixtacihuatl
or Iztaccihuatl geographical name extinct volcano 17,343 feet (5286 meters) S Mexico N of Popocatepetl

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ixtacihuatl — [ēs΄tä sē′wät l] volcanic mountain in central Mexico, southeast of Mexico City: 17,343 ft (5,286 m) also sp. Ixtaccihuatl or Iztaccihuatl * * * …   Universalium

  • Ixtacihuatl — [ēs΄tä sē′wät l] volcanic mountain in central Mexico, southeast of Mexico City: 17,343 ft (5,286 m) also sp. Ixtaccihuatl or Iztaccihuatl …   English World dictionary

  • Iztaccihuatl — geographical name see Ixtacihuatl …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ixtaccihuatl — /ees tahk see waht l/, n. Iztaccihuatl. Also, Ixtacihuatl /ees tah see waht l/. * * * …   Universalium

  • Iztaccihuatl — /ees tahk see waht l/, n. an extinct volcano in S central Mexico, SE of Mexico City. 17,342 ft. Also, Ixtaccihuatl, Ixtacihuatl. [ < Nahuatl Iztaccihuatl, equiv. to iztac white + cihuatl woman] * * * ▪ volcano, Mexico also spelled  Ixtaccihuatl,… …   Universalium

  • Mexico — /mek si koh /, n. 1. a republic in S North America. 97,563,374; 761,530 sq. mi. (1,972,363 sq. km). Cap.: Mexico City. 2. a state in central Mexico. 6,245,000; 8268 sq. mi. (21,415 sq. km). Cap.: Toluca. 3. Gulf of, Mexican, Golfo de México /gawl …   Universalium

  • Atl, Doctor — ▪ Mexican painter and writer pseudonym of  Gerardo Murillo  born October 3, 1875, Guadalajara, Mexico died August 15, 1964, Mexico City       painter and writer who was one of the pioneers of the Mexican movement for artistic nationalism.… …   Universalium

  • Atlixco — ▪ Mexico       city, southwestern Puebla estado (state), south central Mexico. It lies at 6,171 feet (1,881 m) above sea level in a fertile valley irrigated by the Molinos River, which descends from the southeastern slopes of Ixtacihuatl volcano …   Universalium

  • Mexico — • Situated at the extreme point of the North American continent, bounded on the north by the United States, on the east by the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, British Honduras, and Guatemala, and on the south and west by the Pacific Ocean… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ixtaccihuatl — /ees tahk see waht l/, n. Iztaccihuatl. Also, Ixtacihuatl /ees tah see waht l/ …   Useful english dictionary

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