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[nah-wah] /ˈnɑ wɑ/
noun, plural Nahuas (especially collectively) Nahua, adjective
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • In many of the Aztec villages the ancient Nahua language is still spoken.

    The Races of Man Joseph Deniker
  • This will complete what we have to say of the ruins in territory occupied by the Nahua tribes.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • Yet we read of no great destruction or enslavement or migration of the Chanes resulting from the Nahua victory.

  • The Nahua area (the ancient Maya and the later Aztec cultures).

    Man, Past and Present Agustus Henry Keane
  • The Nahua women used paint freely to beautify their person, and among some nations they also tattooed.

  • The Nahua traditions of Quetzalcohuatl, as we have seen, are confused accounts of a man and a god.

    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
  • There is no doubt but that the Mayas had a different system than that in use among the Nahua people.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • These facts seem significant and naturally direct our attention to an examination of the early Nahua records.

  • It seems to have been caused by the arrival of Nahua tribes, who established themselves in Mayapan.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen

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