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Uxmal

[oos-mahl]
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noun
  1. an ancient ruined city in SE Mexico, in Yucatán: a center of later Mayan civilization.
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Examples from the Web for uxmal

Historical Examples

  • I wanted to see the magnificent ruins of Uxmal and Ake and Labna.

    Tales of Fishes

    Zane Grey

  • The whole country to the south of Uxmal is covered with ruins.

    The Western World

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • In all the buildings at Uxmal the part above the cornice only was ornamented.

  • They worked stone to better advantage at Kabah than at Uxmal.

  • Two of the rooms in the Governor's House at Uxmal are sixty feet long.


British Dictionary definitions for uxmal

Uxmal

noun
  1. an ancient ruined city in SE Mexico, in Yucatán: capital of the later Maya empire
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