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