Iztaccihuatl


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Iztaccihuatl

(ˌiːstəkˈsiːwətəl)
n
(Placename) a variant spelling of Ixtaccihuatl

Ix•tac•ci•huatl

or Iz•tac•ci•huatl

(ˌis tɑkˈsiˌwɑt l)

also Ix•ta•ci•huatl

(-tɑˈsi-)

n.
an extinct volcano in S central Mexico, SE of Mexico City. 17,342 ft. (5286 m).
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Popocatepetl and its relatively dormant twin, Iztaccihuatl (sometimes called la mujer dormida, or the sleeping woman, because its craggy summit bears a resemblance to a reclining female), dominate the regional landscape.
La presencia de los volcanes, el Popocatepetl y la Iztaccihuatl, es sin lugar a dudas significativa e importante desde muchos puntos de vista, geografica y simbolicamente, historica y antropologicamente, arqueologica y ecologicamente, identitaria y socialmente.
Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos, Calle Iztaccihuatl Esq.