Definition of Cotopaxi

1. Noun. The world's largest active volcano; located in the Andes in north central Ecuador.

Group relationships: Ecuador, Republic Of Ecuador
Generic synonyms: Volcano



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cotopaxi

Cotacachi
Cotard
Cotard's syndrome
Cotard delusion
Cote d'Azur
Cote d'Ivoire franc
Cotes de Provence
Cotingidae
Cotinus
Cotinus americanus
Cotinus coggygria
Cotinus obovatus
Cotoneaster dammeri
Cotoneaster horizontalis
Cotonou
Cotopaxi
Cotswold
Cotswold Hills
Cotswold morris dancing
Cotswolds
Cottager
Cottagers
Cottbus
Cotte's operation
Cottidae
Cotton
Cotton State
Cotton effect
Cottrell precipitator
Cottus

Literary usage of Cotopaxi

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Travels Amongst the Great Andes of the Equator by Edward Whymper (1892)
"WE started from Machachi for cotopaxi on February 14. ... It was our intention to travel direct to cotopaxi, but a violent storm drove us for refuge into ..."

2. Central and South America by Augustus Henry Keane, Clements Robert Markham (1901)
"ECUADOR cotopaxi On the eastern horizon over against Illiniza towers the ... In the perfect symmetry of its outlines cotopaxi is unsurpassed not only by any ..."

3. Universal Geography: Or, a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1826)
"cotopaxi. The mountain cotopaxi is the most elevated of those volcanoes of the ... cotopaxi is likewise the most formidable of all the volcanoes of the ..."

4. The Columbian Class Book: Consisting of Geographical, Historical and by Abraham T. Lowe (1829)
"The absolute height of cotopaxi is 18876 feet, or three miles and a half, ... cotopaxi is the most mischievous of the volcanics in the kingdom of Quito, ..."

5. History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Prescott, Wilfred Harold Munro, John Foster Kirk (1904)
"Humboldt accepts the common opinion, that cotopaxi was intended. Researches, i. 123. "A popular tradition among the natives states that a large fragment of ..."

6. Travels in the United States, Etc.: During 1849 and 1850 by Emmeline Stuart-Wortley (1851)
"Departure from Peru—On board the "New World"—The nautical Ladies— Chimborazo and cotopaxi—The Volcanoes of the Cordillera—Crater of cotopaxi—A narrow ..."

7. The Columbian Class Book: Consisting of Geographical, Historical and by Abraham Thompson Lowe (1825)
"The absolute height of cotopaxi, is 18876 feet, or three miles and a kalf, ... cotopaxi is the most mischievous of the volcanics in the kingdom of Quito, ..."

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