Definition of Citlaltépetl in English:

Citlaltépetl

proper noun

  • The highest peak in Mexico, in the eastern part of the country, north of Orizaba. It is 18,503 feet (5,699 m) high and is an extinct volcano.

    Spanish name Pico de Orizaba

Origin

Aztec, literally ‘star mountain’.

Pronunciation

Citlaltépetl

/ˌsētlälˈtāpedl/