Definition of Mitla in English:

Mitla

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Pronunciation: /ˈmiːtlə
 
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An ancient city in southern Mexico, to the east of the city of Oaxaca, now a noted archaeological site. Believed to have been established as a burial site by the Zapotecs, it was eventually overrun by the Mixtecs in about ad 1000.

Origin

Nahuatl, literally 'place of the dead'.

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