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Chichén Itzá

[chee-chen eet-sah, eet-suh]
  1. the ruins of an ancient Mayan city, in central Yucatán state, Mexico.
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Examples from the Web for chichen itza

Historical Examples

  • Their first field of work was this ancient city, Chichen-Itza.

    The Prehistoric World

    E. A. Allen

  • However that may be, we will speak of it at greater length when we come to Chichen-Itza, where it was unearthed.

  • It is also interesting from the fact that we shall see a similar column at Chichen-Itza in a temple of the same god.

  • This passage also explains the tiger frieze over the tennis-court at Chichen-Itza.

  • The inland cities of Chichen-Itza and Uxmal by that time had fallen from their ancient glory though still religious centres.

    Man, Past and Present

    Agustus Henry Keane

British Dictionary definitions for chichen itza

Chichen Itzá

  1. a village in Yucatán state in Mexico: site of important Mayan ruins
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