Definition of Citlaltepetl

1. Noun. An extinct volcano in southern Mexico between Mexico City and Veracruz; the highest peak in Mexico (18,695 feet).

Exact synonyms: Mount Orizaba, Mt Orizaba, Pico De Orizaba
Group relationships: Mexico, United Mexican States
Generic synonyms: Volcano

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Citlaltepetl

Citellus citellus
Citellus lateralis
Citellus leucurus
Citellus parryi
Citellus richardsoni
Citellus variegatus
Citharichthys cornutus
Citizen Genet
Citizenship Day
Citrobacter amalonatica
Citrobacter diversus
Citrobacter koseri
Citroncirus webberi
Citrullus vulgaris
Citrus aurantifolia
Citrus aurantium
Citrus bergamia
Citrus decumana
Citrus grandis
Citrus limetta
Citrus limon

Literary usage of Citlaltepetl

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1. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1907)
"VOLCANIC PHENOMENA ABOUT citlaltepetl AND PO- ... They are the '"Star Mountain," or citlaltepetl, and the "Smoking Mountain" or Popocatepetl. ..."

2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1905)
"citlaltepetl, up to 13500'- Xochimilco, Contreras. ... citlaltepetl, 8000-9000'. 12000'. „ 8000-10000'. ... Rincón, NM citlaltepetl, 8000-12000'. ..."

3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1905)
"citlaltepetl, np to 13,5(X)'. ... citlaltepetl, 8000-9000'. 12000'. 8000-10000'. ... citlaltepetl, 8000-12000'. chrysocephalus. ..."

4. Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain by Alexander von Humboldt (1814)
"... Iztaccihuatl, or the white woman, 4786 metres (or 2455 toises); citlaltepetl ... citlaltepetl signifies a mountain brilliant as a star, ..."

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