Chapultepec

geographical name
Cha·​pul·​te·​pec | \ chä-ˈpül-tā-ˌpek How to pronounce Chapultepec (audio) \

Definition of Chapultepec

large park in Mexico City area 1695 (686 hectares)

Note: The Battle of Chapultepec in the Mexican-American War in 1847 led to the fall of Mexico City to American forces. The modern park is the largest urban park in the Americas.

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“Chapultepec.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chapultepec. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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