a town in central Peru: silver-mining district. 14,280 feet (4353 meters) above sea level.
a town in central Peru, in the Andes: one of the highest towns in the world, 4400 m (14 436 ft) above sea level; mining centre. Pop: 70 000 (latest est)
a mountain in central Puerto Rico: highest peak on the island. 4389 feet (1339 meters).
a mountain pass in E Mexico between Veracruz and Jalapa: defeat of Mexican troops by U.S. troops 1847. noun a mountain pass in E Mexico, between Veracruz and Jalapa: site of a battle in the Mexican War (1847) in which American forces under General Scott decisively defeated the Mexicans
certificate. certification. certified. certify. noun (informal) something that is a certainty, esp a horse that is certain to win a race (esp in the phrase a dead cert) colloquial abbreviation of certain or certainty, attested from 1889. Computer Emergency Response Team certain certainly certificate certified certiorari
free from doubt or reservation; confident; sure: I am certain he will come. destined; sure to happen (usually followed by an infinitive): He is certain to be there. inevitable; bound to come: They realized then that war was certain. established as true or sure; unquestionable; indisputable: It is certain that he tried. fixed; agreed upon; […]