from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southern Mexico on the Pacific Ocean. It is a popular resort with a fine natural harbor surrounded by cliffs and promontories. Population: 616,000.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A port and city on the west coast of Mexico, in the state of Guerrero.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name in the Philippine Islands and Guam of Herpetica alata, an introduced plant of Mexican origin, the leaves of which are used as a remedy for ringworm and other parasitic skin-diseases. See ringworm-shrub.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a port and fashionable resort city on the Pacific coast of southern Mexico; known for beaches and water sports (including cliff diving)
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The worst thing you can do in Acapulco is rent a car.
… In his last tournament in Acapulco, advanced to the QF (l. to Monaco).
That will be the key question Oct. 24-26 in Acapulco when the IOC once again takes up the issue of whether to approve women's ski jumping for the Winter Olympic program.
In a stark contrast between old and new, a traditional street food vendor in Acapulco prepares his wares in the shadow of a modern advertising image.
Fernando Monreal, director of the investigative police in Guerrero state, where Acapulco is located, said that the man's story seemed suspicious in a country where people rarely vacation with out their families.
The hotels in Acapulco are luxurious and once again, Acapulco features top notch night life.
MTV announced that they will shoot in Acapulco this year which always makes for a great time.
It grew so rapidly that the infrastructure was unable to handle the population; consequently during the past decade the authorities in Acapulco have tried to upgrade the infrastructure, clean up the city and beaches, and return it to world class resort status.
Acapulco is by far the largest city on the Mexican Riviera with a population exceeding 700,000 people.
Does anyone happen to know when the 2010 Tianguis Turístico, Mexico's major tourism trade fair, will be held in Acapulco?
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