Definition of Citlaltépetl in English:

Citlaltépetl

proper noun

  • The highest peak in Mexico, in the east of the country, north of the city of Orizaba. It rises to a height of 5,699 m (18,503 ft) and is an extinct volcano.

    Spanish name Pico de Orizaba

Origin

Aztec, literally ‘star mountain’.

Pronunciation

Citlaltépetl

/ˌsiːtlalˈteɪpɛt(ə)l/