noun, plural te·o·cal·lis [tee-uh-kal-eez, tey-uh-kah-leez; Spanish te-aw-kah-yees] /ˌti əˈkæl iz, ˌteɪ əˈkɑ liz; Spanish ˌtɛ ɔˈkɑ yis/.
Origin of teocalli
Examples from the Web for teocalli
Great bonfires shot up from the teocalli, and they could see the savages swarming to overwhelm them.The Spanish Pioneers|Charles F. Lummis
On the teocalli of Mexico the Spaniards could count one hundred and thirty-six thousand human skulls piled in a horrid pyramid.
But it always reminds me of a Mexican teocalli, and the altar of sacrifice.The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu|Sax Rohmer
Inside these were kept the idols of the gods to whom the teocalli was sacred.
Within the enclosure of the Teocalli there were forty other temples dedicated to various Aztec gods.Mexico, Aztec, Spanish and Republican Vol. 1 of 2|Brantz Mayer