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Nahua

[nah-wah] /ˈnɑ wɑ/
noun, plural Nahuas (especially collectively) Nahua, adjective
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  • When the Nahua tribes entered Mexico they probably found it inhabited.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • This will complete what we have to say of the ruins in territory occupied by the Nahua tribes.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • This place, according to Sahagun, is the first home of the Nahua nation.

  • In many of the Aztec villages the ancient Nahua language is still spoken.

    The Races of Man Joseph Deniker
  • The Nahua area (the ancient Maya and the later Aztec cultures).

    Man, Past and Present Agustus Henry Keane
  • Nahua and other day signs for Itzcuintli (dog) are shown in Pl.

    Animal Figures in the Maya Codices Alfred M. Tozzer and Glover M. Allen
  • This point is of considerable interest to us, theoretically; for it is a question from whence came the various Nahua tribes.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • The traditions of the Nahua tribes, who came at a far later date, speak of it as even then standing on the plain.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • So that this state of society being proven among the Mexicans, it may be considered as established among the Nahua tribes.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • The result was that soon they had subdued all of the Nahua tribes of the valley except one, that was a tribe located at Tezcuco.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen

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