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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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