Definition of Aztec
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They were crouching on a chinampa, an island that appears to float in Lake Xochimilco, part of a complex ecosystem where the Aztec Empire once flourished.Farmers and scientists unite to save the home of an endangered salamander|Lourdes Medrano/Undark|August 2, 2022|Popular-Science
One of these series of ceremonies, held between February and April, was dedicated to the Aztec storm god Tlaloc and the war god Xipe.History of the Aztec Warriors: The Grim Fighters of Mexico|Dattatreya Mandal|June 20, 2022|Realm of History
The Aztec, the Inca, and today’s Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, are very collectivistic.The Pros and Cons of America’s (Extreme) Individualism (Ep. 470)|Stephen J. Dubner|July 22, 2021|Freakonomics
It’s true that most North American-grown commodity corn, subsidized, modified and fortified, is a far cry from the nutritious cobs that sustained Mayan, Inca and Aztec civilizations for centuries.This vegan pozole verde highlights the subtly sweet flavors of corn|Daniela Galarza|May 20, 2021|Washington Post
Los Angeles was wonderfully exotic; a polyglot mix of Aztec, Incan, Mayan and New World scents and sounds.
Take Huitzilopochtli, the typically tongue-twisting Aztec name of an old hummingbird god.
Standouts were the liquidy column dresses, presented in colors named chili pepper and Aztec blue.
Filming in Mexico City, where his tutor would supplement world-history lessons with trips to nearby Aztec ruins.‘Free Willy’ Turns 20: Catching Up With Star Jason James Richter|Kevin Fallon|July 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Spaniards capitalized on her Aztec roots to colonize Mexico.
Shrouded in mystery, they seemed a fit emblem of the Aztec past, whose buried histories still haunt this ancient land.A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral|John Dunloe Carteret
Having now examined the nature of the Aztec faith, let us, for a while, linger upon the fruits which it produced.
We find a strong offset to the horror of Aztec cruelty in the very Bible, which we regard as the mainstay of our religious world.
The language of the nations among which these institutions were first established was doubtless the Nahua, or old Aztec.
Reinforced by some Tepanec troops in Aztec dress, they made several raids for plunder against Tenayocan and the adjoining towns.