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 (kō′tə-păk′sē, -tō-päk′-)
A volcano, 5,897 m (19,347 ft) high, in the Andes of central Ecuador. The symmetrical snowcapped cone is one of the highest active volcanoes in the world.
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(Spanish kotoˈpaksi)
(Placename) a volcano in central Ecuador, in the Andes: the world's highest active volcano Height: 5896 m (19 344 ft)
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(ˌkoʊ təˈpæk si, -ˈpɑ hi)

a volcano in central Ecuador, in the Andes: highest active volcano in the world. 19,498 ft. (5943 m).
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Noun1.Cotopaxi - the world's largest active volcanoCotopaxi - the world's largest active volcano; located in the Andes in north central Ecuador
Ecuador, Republic of Ecuador - a republic in northwestern South America; became independent from Spain in 1822; the landscape is dominated by the Andes
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| THE price includes two nights at Hotel Patio Andaluz in Quito and an overnight stay at Hacienda Pinsaqui in Otavalo, as well as two nights at the Napo Wildlife Centre in the Amazon rainforest, two nights in the Cotapaxi National Park, two nights in Cuenca and a night in Ecuador's second city, Guayaquil.
To him, climbing Cotapaxi was like a stroll up Roseberry Topping.
Further into the mountains, where the air was so thin it was hard to breathe, I caught a tantalising glimpse of the snow-capped Cotapaxi. As a poetry-loving child, I read a poem called Romance by WJ Turner with the lines: "Chimborazo, Cotopaxi had stolen me away." They were just nonsense words to me then but they captured my young imagination.