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Definition of the noun aztec

What does aztec mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Aztecs

  1. a member of the Nahuatl people who established an empire in Mexico that was overthrown by Cortes in 1519
    • examples: Christopher Columbus once sacrificed the corner of his hat to an Aztec god, bringing about years of prosperity to that god's village. | The Aztec Empire wasn't destroyed by the Spanish. It was the fall of communism that did it.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: Nahuatl = a member of any of various Indian peoples of central Mexico

Alternative definition of the noun aztec

noun

  1. A Mexica.
  2. A Nahua.
  3. The Nahuatl language.

Definition of the adjective aztec

What does aztec mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more aztec / most aztec

  1. Of or pertaining to the Mexica people.
  2. Of or pertaining to the Nahuas.
  3. Of or pertaining to the Nahuatl language.

Places

  1. Aztec is a city in San Juan County, New Mexico, United States. It is part of the Farmington, New Mexico Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 6,578 as of the 2013 population estimate from the United States Census Bureau. It is the county seat of San Juan County. The Aztec Ruins National Monument stands close to the city.
  2. Aztec a.k.a. The Downtown Independent is a theater and cinema located in the Little Tokyo area of Los Angeles, California. It is operated by the Downtown Independent and owned by Orange County, California's Cinema Properties Group. Closed since the mid-1980s, the former Linda Lea Theatre was originally the Arrow Theatre and later the Aztec in the 1920s and '30s.

There are other places with in their name, like Aztec Lodge, Aztec Motel and Aztec Fountain.

Group

Aztec a.k.a. Ацтек is a musical group.

Characters

  1. Aztec is a fictional character from Andesu shônen Pepero no bôken.
    • also known as Azteco
  2. Aztec is a fictional character from the book Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse and its screen adaptations.
  3. Aztec is a fictional character from Casa de Mi Padre.

There are other characters with in their name, like Aztec Warrior.

Music

  1. "Aztec" is a musical single of Nile Delta.
    • released in
  2. "Aztec" is a composition.

Writings

"Aztec" is a historical fiction novel by Gary Jennings. It is the first of five novels in the Aztec series.

  • language: English Language
  • genres: Historical novel, Fiction, Historical fiction, Speculative fiction
  • copyright: 1980
  • official website: www.garyjennings.net/aztec.htm

Game

"Aztec" is a 1982 computer game, created by Paul Stephenson and published by Datamost. It was originally developed for the Apple II and later ported to the Atari 400/800 and the Commodore 64.

  • mode: Single-player video game
  • genres: Action-adventure game, Adventure game, Action game
  • publisher: Datamost
  • released in (34 years ago)

Miscellanea

Aztec cuisine was the cuisine of the Aztec Empire and the Nahua peoples of the Valley of Mexico prior to European contact in 1519.

  • also known as Aztec cuisine

Phrases with Aztec

Phrases starting with the word Aztec:

  1. Aztec Chub
  2. Aztec Gold
  3. aztec lily
  4. Aztec Gilia
  5. Aztec Mouse
  6. Aztec Clover
  7. Aztec Dancer
  8. Aztec Glider
  9. Aztec Thrush
  10. Aztec Pyramid
  11. Aztec Tobacco
  12. aztec marigold
  13. Aztec Parakeet
  14. Aztec Thrushes

Phrases ending with the word Aztec:

  1. Lebia aztec
  2. Agabus aztec
  3. Medaeus Aztec
  4. Syrphus Aztec
  5. Trechus aztec
  6. Phthiria aztec

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aztec

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Google previewThe Man-Eating Myth : Anthropology and Anthropophagy (1979)

Anthropology and Anthropophagy by William Arens

Granted this is one possible way of describing the event; but it clearly implies that the Aztec is the diner, rather than the dinner. Prescott provides a fanciful embellishment of Sahagún's limited remarks with the description of cannibalism as "a ...

Google previewAmerican Pageant (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aztec is the Nahuatl word for 'people from Aztlan', a mythological place for the Nahuatlspeaking culture of the time, and later adopted ...

Google previewApplied Parallel Computing (2013)

by Yuefan Deng

edu/Lam/lam/Xmpihtml Aztec: An Iterative Sparse Linear Solver Package Aztec is an iterative library that greatly simplifies the ...

Google previewOccupied America , History of Chicanos (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aztec is the Nahuatl word for 'people from Aztlan', a mythological place for the Nahuatl-speaking culture of the time, and later adopted as the word to define the Mexica people. Often the term 'Aztec' refers exclusively to the Mexica people of ...

Google previewThe Heritage of World Civilizations, Teaching and Learning Classroom Edition (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aztec is the Nahuatl word for 'people from Aztlan', a mythological place for the Nahuatl speaking culture of the time, and later adopted as the word to define the Mexica people. Often the term 'Aztec' refers exclusively to the Mexica people of ...

Google previewEarth and Its Peoples, A Global History (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aztec is the Nahuatl word for 'people from Aztlan', a mythological place for the Nahuatl-speaking culture of the time, and later adopted as the word to define the Mexica people. Often the term 'Aztec' refers exclusively to the Mexica people of ...

Google previewA Pocket Dictionary of Aztec and Mayan Gods and Goddesses (2010)

by Clara Bezanilla

Aztec rulers made pilgrimages and brought offerings to images of rain gods set up on Mount Tlaloc, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Herbs (2009)

A Comprehensive Reference to Herbs of Flavor and Fragrance by Thomas DeBaggio, Arthur O. Tucker

fī-lå skā-bĕr-ĭ-må Aztec sweet herb Family: Verbenaceae Growth form: herbaceous shrubby perennial to 2 feet (60 cm)...

Craft use: none Landscape use: container plant The Aztec sweet herb was mentioned in a monograph Natural ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Ancient Mesoamerica (2000)

by Joel W. Palka

The Aztec empire was at its peak and possibly facing drastic political and economic reform in order to continue making conquests, when the Spanish conquistadores under Hernan Cortes arrived in A.D. 1519. The Spaniards were greeted by ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Latino Culture (2013)

From Calaveras to Quinceañeras by Charles Tatum

Aztlán and, by extension, the Aztec peoples came to be codified in several Movement documents such as the 1969 Plan Espiritual de Aztlán (The Spiritual Plan of Aztlán) as a recognition of and pride in Chicanos' indigenous past.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines [2 volumes] (2009)

by Patricia Monaghan

Tecciztecatl Aztec; moon. Tecciztli Aztec; moon, sexuality. Teicu. See Tlazolte ́otl Temazcalteci. See Toci Teoyaominqui. See Chicomeco ́atl Teteo Innan.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Comparative Iconography (2013)

Themes Depicted in Works of Art by Helene E. Roberts

Grieving/Lamentation AVENUE OF THE DEAD ( AZTEC), Sanctuary ...

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Quotes about Aztec

Everything that is really Mexican is either Aztec or Spanish. (Edward Burnett Tylor)
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Scrabble value of A1Z10T1E1C3

The value of this 5-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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