Anasazi

Anasazi
noun (plural Anasazi) Etymology: Navajo anaasází, literally, enemy ancestors Date: 1938 a prehistoric American Indian inhabitant of the canyons of northern Arizona and New Mexico and southwestern Colorado

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  • Anasazi — Name applied by their Navajo neighbors to modern Pueblo peoples of the U.S. southwest, and to various landscape features associated with them, from Navajo anaasazi ancestors of the enemies. Said to first have been applied to the ancient Pueblo… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Anasazi — Verbreitungsgebiet der Kultur Cliff Palace im Mesa Verde Nationalpark A …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Anasazi — Anasazis Cliff Palace, vestiges d un site anasazi dans le parc national de Mesa Verde. Les Anasazis sont des Amérindiens du Grand Sud Ouest de l’Amérique du Nord. Ils étaient répartis en plusieurs groupes dans les États actuels du …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Anasazi — /ah neuh sah zee/, n., pl. Anasazis, (esp. collectively) Anasazi for 2. 1. a Basket Maker Pueblo culture of the plateau region of northern Arizona and New Mexico and of southern Utah and Colorado, dating probably from A.D. 100 to 1300. 2. a… …   Universalium

  • Anasazi — noun a) a Native American people who once lived in cliff dwellings in Utah and Colorado b) the language once spoken by these people …   Wiktionary

  • Anasazi — n. member of an ancient native American Indian people who inhibited the southwest USA …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Anasazi — [ˌanə sα:zi] noun (plural same or Anasazis) a member of an ancient American Indian people of the south western US. Origin from Navajo, ancient one or enemy ancestor …   English new terms dictionary

  • anasazi — ana·sa·zi …   English syllables

  • Anasazi — A•na•sa•zi [[t]ˌɑ nəˈsɑ zi[/t]] n. pl. zis, (esp. collectively) zi. 1) ara a Basket Maker–Pueblo culture of the plateau region of N Arizona and New Mexico and of S Utah and Colorado, dating probably from a.d. 100 to 1300 2) ara peo a member of… …   From formal English to slang

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