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 (pō′pə-kăt′ə-pĕt′l, -pō-kä-tĕ′-)
A volcano, 5,452 m (17,887 ft) high, in central Mexico west of Puebla. It became active again in January 1994 after being dormant for decades.


(ˌpɒpəˈkætəpɛtəl; -ˌkætəˈpɛtəl; Spanish popokaˈtepɛtl)
(Placename) a volcano in SE central Mexico, southeast of Mexico City. Height: 5452 m (17 887 ft)


(ˌpɔ pɔ kɑˈtɛˌpɛt l, ˌpoʊ pəˈkæt əˌpɛt l)

a volcano in S central Mexico, SE of Mexico City. 17,887 ft. (5450 m).
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On her instructions her ashes were scattered in the crater of the volcano Popocateptl.
MEXICO CITY -- In what many Mexicans saw as a bad omen, Popocateptl, the majestic volcano 40 miles southeast of Mexico City, erupted Dec.
On a clear day, you can also appreciate the active, snow-covered peak of Popocateptl volcano, just 65 km beyond.