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The agente rode with us in the morning quite a league upon our road, to a place which he was clearing for a milpa.In Indian Mexico (1908)|Frederick Starr
The mound was discovered by the Indians when cutting down virgin bush to make a milpa, or corn plantation.
It was discovered by an Indian, who had cut a piece of virgin bush with the object of making a milpa.
Milpa roza is, literally, field cleared of underbrush and ready for planting.Reports on the Maya Indians of Yucatan|Santiago Mendez
If the savages have extended their milpa clearings since our visit, the falling trees have probably spoiled these walls by now.Inca Land|Hiram Bingham