Example sentences for: acapulco

How can you use “acapulco” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In 1528, the Spanish Crown claimed Acapulco, and established it as the departure point for a trade route to the Orient.

  • Currently, it is where Acapulco’s most value-priced hotels are found, along with budget dining choices and the typical businesses and services of any sizable city.

  • The Nao trade route continued until the early 1800s, when José María Morelos y Pavón, a hero of Mexico’s War of Independence, took over Acapulco and stopped the trade, sending the town into a century-long respite, a hiatus that ended only when the Mexican government paved the highway between Mexico City and Acapulco.

  • Driving further south along the Costera — whose name changes to Carretera Escénica (Scenic Highway) — you’ll reach the posh residential area of Acapulco Diamante, and the public beach, Playa Marqués.

  • The adjacent Coyuca Lagon was the shooting location for Rambo II, filmed in 1985, one of more than 250 movies that have been shot in Acapulco.

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