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Can·cún

 (kăn-ko͞on′, käng-)
A city of southeast Mexico on the northeast tip of the Yucatán Peninsula. The barrier island just southeast of the city is a popular Caribbean resort.

Cancún

(kaːnˈkuːn)
n
(Placename) a coastal resort in SE Mexico on the Yucatán Peninsula. Pop: 457 000 (2004 est)

Can•cún

(kænˈkun, kɑŋˈkun)

n.
an island off NE Quintana Roo state, on the Yucatán Peninsula, in SE Mexico: beach resort.
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Noun1.Cancun - a popular island resort off the northeastern tip of the Yucatan peninsula
Quintana Roo - a Mexican state on the eastern side of the Yucatan Peninsula
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