from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A volcano, 5,900.8 m (19,347 ft) high, in the Andes of central Ecuador. The symmetrical snowcapped cone is one of the highest volcanoes in the world.

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  • n. the world's largest active volcano; located in the Andes in north central Ecuador


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  • Perhaps my most favorite painting of his is called Cotopaxi Eruption.

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  • Musically, when things get more mucho macho, we get struts like the single "Cotopaxi" that whips out a little Geddy Lee over a chord pattern that borrows from seventies barroom bands on speed and occasional Crack The Sky time signature shakeups that pass by without throwing the rhythm into chaos.

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  • I have always loved Fredic Edwin Church's enigmatic painting "Cotopaxi" and in the spirit of that, plus a nod to Lord of The Rings' "Mount Doom" I did this.

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  • We have remarked, in the Cordillera of the Andes, that the conical mountains, such as Cotopaxi and Tungurahua, are oftener seen free from clouds, than those of which the tops are broken into bristly points, like

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  • 'Cotopaxi' is another great spaced-out Jazz-Metal cut from Messers blah and blah.

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  • - "Cotopaxi" shows the band's punk roots while mixing wah-wahs and distortions with moody catchy chants that would make prog rockers grin from ear to ear.

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  • 'Cotopaxi' is from The Mars Volta's fifth and possibly best LP 'Octahedron'.

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  • For starters, the smoking volcano in the background is a near-perfect replication of "Cotopaxi," an expedition-based Latin American painting completed in 1862 by Hudson River master Frederic Edwin Church.

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  • To me the peach is the queen, the Koh-i-noor, the Cotopaxi, the Angkor Wat, the Bach unaccompanied cello suites of fruit.

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  • The Bureau of Land Management, which must issue a permit for the project along U.S. 50, held meetings this week in Canon City, Salida, Cotopaxi and Denver for the public to comment on its draft environmental impact statement on the project.

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