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Acapulco   /ˌækəpˈʊlkoʊ/   Listen

A port and fashionable resort city on the Pacific coast of southern Mexico; known for beaches and water sports (including cliff diving).  Synonym: Acapulco de Juarez.

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"Acapulco" Quotes from Famous Books

... spicy Ternate, or that annual sent To the Philippines o'er the southern main From Acapulco, carrying massy gold, Were poor to this;—freighted with hopeful Youth And Beauty, and high Courage undismay'd By mortal terrors, ...
— De Libris: Prose and Verse • Austin Dobson

... by any in the world; it is so situated as to be made the center of the commercial relations which may take place between Asia and the western coast of America.... The vessels of the Spanish Philippines Company on their passage from Manila to San Blas and Acapulco generally called at Monterey for refreshments and orders.... Thus it appears as if California was designed by nature to be the medium of connecting commercially Asia with America, and as the depot of the trade between these two vast continents, ...
— Problems of Expansion - As Considered In Papers and Addresses • Whitelaw Reid

Words linked to "Acapulco" :   Mexico, urban center, city, metropolis, port, United Mexican States

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