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 (ôr′ĭ-zä′bə, ō′rē-sä′vä), Pico deor Ci·tlal·té·petl (sē′tläl-tā′pĕt-l)
A dormant volcano, 5,636 m (18,490 ft) high, of southern Mexico west of Veracruz. It is the highest peak in Mexico and the third highest in North America.
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(ˌɔːrɪˈzɑːbə; Spanish oriˈθaβa)
1. (Placename) a city and resort in SE Mexico, in Veracruz state. Pop: 327 000 (2005 est)
2. (Placename) Pico de Orizaba the Spanish name for Citlaltépetl
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(ˌɔr əˈzɑ bə, -ˈsɑ-, ˌoʊr-)

1. Also called Citlaltepetl. an inactive volcano in SE Mexico, in Veracruz state. 18,546 ft. (5653 m).
2. a city near this peak. 114,848.
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Noun1.Orizaba - a city of east central Mexico (west of Veracruz)Orizaba - a city of east central Mexico (west of Veracruz); a popular resort
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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Noche Buena, which translates as "Christmas Eve," was first produced in 1924 by a German brewmaster at the Moctezuma Brewery in Orizaba, Mexico, for a small circle of friends and co-workers.
The only map known to us that includes the town of Cuautlapan (97[degrees] 01' N, 18[degrees] 52' W), which can be reached approximately 48 kilometers east of the Puebla state border by a highway turning east off Mexico 150 several kilometers east of Orizaba, was published by the Instituto Nacional de Estadistica Geografia e Informatica (Orizaba E14-6).
Climbers found the body Sunday at an elevation of about 17,388 feet (5,300 meters) on the Pico de Orizaba volcano.
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He was a regular in the box at Newbury and a cornerstone of our Box 41 syndicate that roared home the likes of Halicarnassus, Orizaba, Akhenaten, Dan Tucket, Silver Games and Tuanku, to name but a few.