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[nah-waht-luh n]
  1. Nahuatl in all its dialects, often taken as a group of languages, spoken in large areas of central Mexico and El Salvador and in various small, widely dispersed areas throughout southern Mexico and Central America.
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  1. of or relating to Nahuatl or Nahuatlan.
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Origin of Nahuatlan

First recorded in 1900–05; Nahuatl + -an
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Examples from the Web for nahuatlan

Historical Examples

  • For example, Buschmann has thrown the Shoshonean and Nahuatlan families into one.

    Indian Linguistic Families Of America, North Of Mexico

    John Wesley Powell