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A·ti·tlán

 (ä′tē-tlän′)
A volcanic lake of southwest Guatemala. Among the lofty mountains nearby are three inactive volcanoes, including Atitlán, rising to 3,535 m (11,598 ft).

A•ti•tlán

(ˌɑ tiˈtlɑn)

n.
Lake, a crater lake in SW Guatemala, 4700 ft. (1433 m) above sea level. ab. 53 sq. mi. (137 sq. km).
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La siguiente descripcion de una ceremonia tradicional de la siembra fue relatada por Nicolas Chavez Sojuel, un maya tz'utujil de Santiago Atitlan
While serving in Guatemala (1976-88), I had the privilege of spending an afternoon with him in Santiago, Atitlan.
Paso de una reclusion en su habitacion del lujoso Hotel Riviera de Atitlan, en Panajachel, a orillas del lago Atitlan, al cuartel militar de Matamoros, en un area habilitada para reos de alto perfil donde recibia todos sus alimentos e incluso subio de peso --aunque se quejara de que los custodios lo maltrataron--, a enfrentar la posibilidad de un largo proceso penal y ser encarcelado.
He was detained on April 15 in the resort town of Panajachel, on Lake Atitlan in the highlands of Guatemala.
Her doctoral research focused on protecting the flightless giant grebe of Lake Atitlan in Guatemala.
Then it's north to see beautiful Lake Atitlan before heading to the Mexico border, taking in small Mayan villages along the way.
El hermano Lito ha recibido la "vara" de los sacerdotes de Atitlan, de Zunil y de Itzapa.
y abundantes ilustraciones, Valenti ambienta la primera parte del texto en el lago Atitlan y la segunda en Nueva York, presentando a Ricardo como un patriotico (193) vocero de la clase media alta progresista y enfatizando la figura de Stella, mujer moderna, educada, autosuficiente en lo economico y sumisa al orden patriarcal tradicional.
Atitlan is also a showcase of culture, where indigenous villages nestled in the mountains around the lake have their own distinct types of dress and decorative arts.
In one of the many tiny villages that ring Guatemala's Lake Atitlan, indigenous women weave scarves, table runners and other handmade ornate accessories.
Over the weekend, the whole team went on a relaxing cultural excursion to Lake Atitlan near Panajachel.