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

  • A dormant volcano, 5,825.8 m (19,101 ft) high, in the Cordillera Occidental of southern Peru. It has a perfect snowcapped cone and has long figured in Peruvian legends and poetry.

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  • n. the world's 2nd largest active volcano; located in the Andes in southern Peru


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