Definition of Meso-America in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˌmɛsəʊəˈmɛrɪkə
, ˌmɛz-, ˌmiːs-, ˌmiːz-/
The central region of America, from central Mexico to Nicaragua, especially as a region of ancient civilizations and native cultures before the arrival of the Spanish.



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  • My all-time favourite skull would be a run-of-the-mill, Meso-American, Aztec or Mayan Quetzecoatl skull.
  • The Meso-Americans believed that Tepeu, the ‘Creator’ and the Forefathers, a group of great sages and thinkers created their world and everything in it.
  • Ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, medieval Islam and the Meso-American peoples devised astonishing mathematical techniques and created amazing technologies.

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