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Chichén Itzá

Syllabification: Chi·chén It·zá
Pronunciation: /ˌCHēCHen ˈētsä
 
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Definition of Chichén Itzá in English:

A site in northern Yucatán, Mexico, the center of the Mayan empire after ad 918 until about 1200. Its pyramids, temples, and other structures have been partly restored.

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