[mez-oh-uh-mer-i-kuh, mes-, mee-zoh-, -soh-]
- Anthropology, Archaeology. the area extending approximately from central Mexico to Honduras and Nicaragua in which diverse pre-Columbian civilizations flourished.
- (loosely) Central America.
Origin of Mesoamerica
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- another name for Central America
Word Origin and History for mesoamerica
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