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[uh-nah-wahk; Spanish ah-nah-wahk]
  1. the central plateau of Mexico, between the Sierra Madre Occidental and the Sierra Madre Oriental ranges (3700 to 9000 feet; 1128 to 2743 meters): center of former Aztec civilization.
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Historical Examples of anahuac

  • But not all the nations of Anahuac fell under the dominion of the Aztecs.


    Charles Reginald Enock

  • Their sway seems to have been confined for a long time to Anahuac.

  • Such are the shores of Anahuac—the shores of the Mexican Sea.

    The Rifle Rangers

    Captain Mayne Reid

  • I was out of tobacco, and I started across the prairie to Anahuac.

  • He had next to make sure of the subjugation of the other tribes of Anahuac.


    Susan Hale