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also Ac·a·pul·co de Juá·rez  (ăk′ə-po͝ol′kō də hwär′ĕs, -ĕz, wär′-, ä′kä-po͞ol′-)
A city of southern Mexico on the Pacific Ocean. It is a popular resort with a fine natural harbor surrounded by cliffs and promontories.


(ˌækəˈpʊlkəʊ; Spanish akaˈpulko)
(Placename) a port and resort in SW Mexico, in Guerrero state. Pop: 761 000 (2005 est). Official name: Acapulco de Juárez


(ˌæk əˈpʊl koʊ, ˌɑ kə-)

a seaport and resort in SW Mexico, on the Pacific. 515,374.
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Noun1.Acapulco - a port and fashionable resort city on the Pacific coast of southern MexicoAcapulco - a port and fashionable resort city on the Pacific coast of southern Mexico; known for beaches and water sports (including cliff diving)
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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Just south of the borders of Texas and California, Mexico offers a warm-weather retreat featuring towns such as Acupulco, Puerto Vallarta, and Zihuatanejo.
That had to be the case, because I'm not having anyone telling me where to live, whether it's Birmingham, London or Acupulco.
Several gateways may be chosen with options from New York to Acupulco, Fort Lauderdale to Vancouver, Fort Lauderdale to Seattle, Vancouver to Tampa Bay, Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale, Seattle to Port Canaveral and possibilities to board or disembark in such ports as Puerto Vallarta; Astoria, Oregon; San Diego; San Francisco; or Los Angeles depending upon the cruise date.