(place) Volcanic mountain in SE Mexico; highest mountain in Mexico: 18,700 ft (5,700 m)
(place) City at the foot of this mountain, in Veracruz state.
Orizaba Sentence Examples
A third variety of jalap known as woody jalap, male jalap, or Orizaba root, or by the Mexicans as Purgo macho, is derived from Ipomaea orizabensis, a plant of Orizaba.
The only representative of this family is Xenosaurus grandis, recorded from the mountains of Orizaba, Cordoba and Oaxaca.
This range extends south-eastward along the western frontier of Vera Cruz (state) and includes the snow-capped cone of Orizaba or Citlaltepetl, (18,209 ft.), and the Cofre de Perote, or Nanchampapetl (13,419 ft.).
Orizaba is sometimes included among the semi-active volcanoes, but this is a mistake.