- an extensive plateau or mesa in central Arizona; the southwestern margin of the Colorado Plateau.
- a mountain range in W New Mexico.
- Archaeology. of or relating to an Amerindian culture of southeastern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico 100 b.c.–a.d. 1000, characterized by pit houses also used for burials and a distinctive black-on-white pottery decorated with human and animal figures.
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Examples from the Web for mogollon
While crossing the Mogollon mountains the weather was quite cold.Forty Years Among the Indians
Daniel W. Jones
It is sharply defined from the lowlands of Arizona by the Mogollon Escarpment.Canyons of the Colorado
J. W. Powell
To the far northwards, could be43 dimly observed the outlines of the Mogollon range of mountains.Danger Signals
John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady
In digging down about the stem, however, I found only the shells of a Mogollon walnut.
Van was living on metaphorical clover down near Tucson; I was roughing it out on the rocks of the Mogollon.Starlight Ranch