Cancún

geographical name
Can·​cún | \ ˌkan-ˈkün How to pronounce Cancún (audio) , kän-\

Definition of Cancún

resort in southeastern Mexico on an island off the northeastern coast of the Yucatán Peninsula population 397,191

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