Cahokia Mounds


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Cahokia Mounds

(kəˈhəʊkɪə)
pl n
(Placename) the largest group of prehistoric Indian earthworks in the US, located northeast of East St Louis

Ca•ho′ki•a Mounds′

(kəˈhoʊ ki ə)
n.pl.
a group of very large prehistoric Indian earthworks in SW Illinois.
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Drawing on field research he conducted at the Cahokia Mounds, a massive complex of pre-Columbian earthen structures that abut and subtend Saint Louis, the exhibition included two 16-mm films of sunrise and sunset, respectively.
And he wants to pay tribute to the Native Americans who long ago lived in the area and created what is known as Cahokia mounds.
Specific texts and authors include The Epic of Gilgamesh in Mesopotamia, Thucydides on Greece and Persia, Cahokia mounds in the Mississippi trading zone, the Peace of Westphalia, Robert Boyle and James Watt on thermodynamics and the steam engine, Sun Yat Sen and the end of dynasty in China, Joseph Stalin on the American threat, V.
See where Lewis and Clark began their journey at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center or explore the remnants of Native American settlements at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site.
Cahokia Mounds, site of the largest prehistoric settlement north of Mexico, lies eight miles east of metropolitan St.