Cahokia Mounds
geographical name group of prehistoric Indian mounds Illinois ENE of East St. Louis

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cahokia Mounds — a group of very large prehistoric Indian earthworks in southwestern Illinois, consisting of mounds with flat tops that supported temples and other structures of mud and thatch. * * * ▪ archaeological site, Illinois, United States   archaeological …   Universalium

  • Cahokia Mounds — Ca•ho′ki•a Mounds′ [[t]kəˈhoʊ ki ə[/t]] n. pl. ara geg a group of very large prehistoric Indian earthworks in SW Illinois …   From formal English to slang

  • Cahokia Mounds — a group of very large prehistoric Indian earthworks in southwestern Illinois, consisting of mounds with flat tops that supported temples and other structures of mud and thatch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cahokia Mounds — /kəˈhoʊkiə maʊndz/ (say kuh hohkeeuh mowndz) plural noun a group of Native American earthworks built between AD 700 and 1500, located in Missouri, east of St Louis …   Australian English dictionary

  • Cahokia Mounds State — Künstlerische Rekonstruktion des Mönchhügels bei Cahokia, 1907 Cahokia gilt als das Hauptzentrum der Mississippi Kultur und war die größte präkolumbische Stadt nördlich von Mexiko. Cahokia ist von einer, so weit bekannt, schriftlosen Kultur… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site — Sp Kahòkijos Pilkalnių valstýbinė istòrinė vietóvė Ap Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site L JAV (Ilinojus); PPP …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Cahokia — This article is about a Native American site at Cahokia Mounds. For the modern city located about ten miles (16 km) to the southwest, see Cahokia, Illinois. For the extinct Native American tribe unrelated to the builders of the Cahokia Mounds,… …   Wikipedia

  • Cahokia — 38.654722222222 90.059444444444 Koordinaten: 38° 39′ 17″ N, 90° 3′ 34″ W …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cahokia — 38° 39′ 14″ N 90° 03′ 52″ W / 38.6539, 90.0644 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cahokia — Túmulos de Cahokia (Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site) Registro Nacional de Lugares Históricos (EE. UU.) Hito Histórico Nacional El Túmulo del Monje, el mayor túmulo de Cahokia …   Wikipedia Español

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