- a seaport and resort in SW Mexico, on the Pacific.
- a port and resort in SW Mexico, in Guerrero state. Pop: 761 000 (2005 est)Official name: Spanish Acapulco de Juárez (de ˈxwares)
in full, Acapulco de Juarez, resort town in western Mexico, from Nahuatl (Aztec) acapulco “place of the large canes,” from aca(tl) “cane (plant)” + -pul “large” + -co “place.” Acapulco gold as the name of a local grade of potent marijuana is attested from 1965.
City on Mexico‘s Pacific coast.