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Definition of the noun Acoma

What does Acoma mean as a name of something?

Acoma is a genus of Oxystominidae, described by Steiner in 1920.

Acoma is a genus of Asteraceae, described by Bentham in 1844.

Acoma is a genus of Pleocomidae, described by Casey in 1889.

Acoma is a genus of Oxystominidae, described by Steiner in 1920.


  1. Acoma a.k.a. Acoma Pueblo is a Native American pueblo approximately sixty miles west of Albuquerque, New Mexico in the United States. Three villages make up Acoma Pueblo: Sky City, Acomita, and McCartys. The Acoma Pueblo tribe is a federally recognized tribal entity. The historical land of Acoma Pueblo totaled roughly 5 million acres; now only 10% of this land is in the hands of the community within the Acoma Indian Reservation.
  2. ACOMA is an Aviation waypoint.

There are other places with in their name, like Acoma Township.

Phrases with Acoma

Phrases starting with the word Acoma:

  1. Acoma Nuda
  2. Acoma Mixta
  3. Acoma Parva
  4. Acoma Rossi
  5. Acoma Evansi
  6. Acoma Knulli
  7. Acoma Leechi
  8. Acoma Mimica
  9. Acoma Minuta
  10. Acoma Rufula
  11. Acoma Brunnea
  12. Acoma Cazieri
  13. Acoma Confusa
  14. Acoma Dilemma
  15. Acoma Gibsoni
  16. Acoma Martini
  17. Acoma Nigrita
  18. Acoma Ochlera

Phrases ending with the word Acoma:

  1. genus Acoma
  2. Acacia Acoma

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acoma

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Google previewHistory and Warfare in Renaissance Epic (1994)

by Michael Murrin

Acoma is an impregnable rock, now fortified, and can serve as a rallying point for Indian resistance.

Google preview6th International Conference on the Conservation of Earthen Architecture (1991)

Adobe 90 Preprints by The Getty Conservation Institute

Introduction Acoma is a living monument and one of the unique treasures of North America. Its history and isolation from modern influences provide an ...

Google previewWhat Almost Did Not Happen (2011)

A Self-Portrait by James Willis

Acoma is a 367-foot-high mesa with sheer sides. Its top is an area of seventy acres, on which is the oldest continually occupied site in the United States, dating from circa1100; archeological digs provide some evidence of an additional five ...

Google previewA Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Management (2009)

by Ann L Cunliffe

Acoma is an oral and a matriarchal society, with property being passed down to the youngest daughter in the family. When the Catholic Mission was built in the mid-1600s, under Spanish direction, Native American traditions and symbols were ...

Google previewRoute 66 Backroads (2008)

Your Guide to Scenic Side Trips & Adventures from the Mother Road by Jim Hinckley

Known as Sky City, Acoma is a seventy-acre Indian village that's been inhabited since at least A.D. 1150. In the niches of shaded canyon walls and along quiet streams are ruins of communities such as Chaco Canyon, abandoned more than a ...

Google previewAmerican Indian Places (2008)

A Historical Guidebook by Frances H. Kennedy

Today Acoma is the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in North America. The 370- foot-high sandstone mesa in the New Mexico desert is home to more than 5,000 Acoma people. The first European explorers to describe them were ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Creation Myths (1994)

by David Adams Leeming, Margaret Adams Leeming

The Acoma Indians of New Mexico live in an ancient pueblo commonly called the Sky City, since it is perched atop a...

Like many of the Western American Pueblo cultures, Acoma society is matrilineal (ownership is passed down through the ...

Google previewA Native American Encyclopedia (2000)

History, Culture, and Peoples by Barry Pritzker

The Rio Grande pueblos are known as eastern Pueblos; Zuni, Hopi, and sometimes Acoma and Laguna are known as western Pueblos. Location Acoma is located roughly 60 miles west of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The reservation consists ...

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Small photo of Spherical Acoma seed pot painted in geometric patterns.Small photo of Spherical Acoma seed pot on petrified wood.Small photo of Tall Bearded Iris Acoma. Colors: Light Blue,WhiteSmall photo of Acoma MissionSmall photo of Acoma Sky City in New Mexico, USASmall photo of San Esteban Del Rey Church and Convent in Acoma Sky City, New Mexico, USASmall photo of Pueble of Acoma. New Mexico. USA. More...

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Scrabble value of A1C3O1M3A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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