a canyon in NE Arizona, in the Navajo reservation: site contains prehistoric cliff dwellings.
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How to use Canyon de Chelly in a sentence
They too came to the Tsgi (Canyon de Chelly), where they found houses but no people, and they also built houses there.
There is a suggestion of similar use of the ancient circular kivas in an example in Canyon de Chelly.
Fig. 82 illustrates a specimen of this type found in a small cliff ruin, in Canyon de Chelly.
Figure 304 shows a notched doorway in Canyon de Chelly and figure 305 gives an example of the same type of opening in Tusayan.Aboriginal Remains in Verde Valley, Arizona | Cosmos Mindeleff