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 (ä′nə-sä′zē) Often Offensive
Ancestral Puebloan.
n. pl. Anasazi or A·na·sa·zis
An Ancestral Puebloan.

[Navajo anaasází, from anaa' bizází, enemy's ancestors : anaa', enemy + bizází, ancestors.]


(ˌɑ nəˈsɑ zi)

n., pl. -zis, (esp. collectively) -zi.
1. a Basket Maker–Pueblo culture of the plateau region of N Arizona and New Mexico and of S Utah and Colorado, dating probably from A.D. 100 to 1300.
2. a member of the people producing this culture.
[1936; < Navajo 'anaasází ancient inhabitants of the Pueblo ruins]


A member of a people who lived in what is now the southwestern United States until around AD 100 . The Anasazi were weavers and potters, and built cliff dwellings in canyons.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Anasazi - a Native American who lived in what is now southern Colorado and Utah and northern Arizona and New Mexico and who built cliff dwellingsAnasazi - a Native American who lived in what is now southern Colorado and Utah and northern Arizona and New Mexico and who built cliff dwellings
American Indian, Indian, Red Indian - a member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived
cliff dweller - a member of the Anasazi people living in the southwestern United States who built rock or adobe dwellings on ledges in the sides of caves
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They are a river in Hokkaido 1992-95; after Fan Chengda: a river diary, China, 1995; Ah, Venice, again 2009; death in Seville 2009; buying a ring, Morocco 1993; four mountains, United Kingdom and Ireland 2007; les femmes belles avec merci, Scotland 2007; into the Hornstrandir, Iceland 2013, getting to Grey Owl's cabin, Saskatchewan 2012, a short walk in Anasazi country, Utah 1996, 1999, 2001, 2006; and crossing over the mountain in Idaho 2006.
The Survival and Anasazi split tape called Communion that came out a few years ago has now been released on vinyl.
They may imagine the Anasazi fishing, hunting, and farming the red rock Sedona canyons.
An Anasazi glottal, when it's hot, 'll cause a stir,
Kokopelli's Thunder: Fall of the Anasazi is set in 1938 in New Mexico's Chaco Canyon, where Zed Moonhawk is helping to train Civilian Conservation Corpsmen to excavate and restore the Anasazi ruins.
The small "couptails" offered at The Southwestern-focused Anasazi Restaurant and Bar, pack a lot of flavor into their tiny size.
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