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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How to use Acoma in a sentence
In a tragic echo of the brutality at Acoma, the soldiers also apparently sliced off the hands or legs of some of their victims.The ‘First Thanksgiving’ Story Covers Up the All Too Real Violence in Early America | Peter C. Mancall | November 24, 2021 | Time
He was a very brave man, and hearing about the "Sky City" of Acoma, he resolved to visit it.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies | H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
And it is in memory of his coming among them that the stone stairway of Acoma is still known as the "Path of the Father."The Story of the Thirteen Colonies | H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
In Acoma there were full three hundred warriors, reinforced by at least a hundred Navajo braves.
On the afternoon of the eleventh day the tired soldiers passed the last intervening mesa, and came in sight of Acoma.
A pueblo is a fortress in itself; and now Zaldivar had to storm Acoma house by house, room by room.