Definition of Citlaltépetl in English:

Citlaltépetl

Line breaks: Cit¦lal|té¦petl
Pronunciation: /ˌsiːtlalˈteɪpɛt(ə)l
 
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  • The highest peak in Mexico, in the east of the country, north of the city of Orizaba. It rises to a height of 5,699 m (18,503 ft) and is an extinct volcano. Spanish name Pico de Orizaba.

Origin

Aztec, literally 'star mountain'.

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