Reference Entry

Pico de Orizaba (Puebla–Veracruz/Mexico)

John Everett-Heath

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

Third edition


Published online May 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191751394

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The highest mountain in Mexico at 18 405ft (5 610 m). Its Aztec name is Citlaltépetl ‘Star Mountain’ from the Nahuatl citialli ‘star’

Reference Entry.  70 words. 

Subjects: Names Studies

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