Acoma

[ak-uh-maw-, -muh, ah-kuh]
noun
  1. a Pueblo Indian village near Albuquerque, New Mexico, built on a sandstone mesa: oldest continuously inhabited location in the U.S.
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  • The Acoma, says Turiault, is one of the grandest trees in the forests of the Antilles.

    "Gombo Zhbes"

    Lafcadio Hearn

  • But Acoma itself seemed to take the lesson to heart less than any of them.

    The Spanish Pioneers

    Charles F. Lummis

  • Acoma, as you know, had a permanent missionary by 1629; and he built a church.

    The Spanish Pioneers

    Charles F. Lummis

  • The last attempt at a Pueblo uprising was in 1728; but Acoma was not implicated in it at all.

    The Spanish Pioneers

    Charles F. Lummis

  • On the 27th of the same month he camped at the foot of the lofty cliffs of Acoma.

    The Spanish Pioneers

    Charles F. Lummis