Mesoamerica


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Mes·o·a·mer·i·ca

 (mĕz′ō-ə-mĕr′ĭ-kə, mĕs′-)
A region extending south and east from central Mexico to include parts of Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, and Nicaragua. In pre-Columbian times it was inhabited by diverse civilizations, including the Maya and the Olmec.

Mes′o·a·mer′i·can adj. & n.

Mesoamerica

(ˌmɛsəʊəˈmɛrɪkə) or

Meso-America

n
(Placename) another name for Central America
ˌMesoaˈmerican, ˌMeso-Aˈmerican adj, n

Mes•o•a•mer•i•ca

or Mes•o-A•mer•i•ca

(ˌmɛz oʊ əˈmɛr ɪ kə, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zoʊ-, -soʊ-)

n.
1. the area extending approximately from central Mexico to Honduras and Nicaragua where pre-Columbian civilizations flourished.
2. Central America.
Mes`o•a•mer′i•can, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mesoamerica - Mexico and Central AmericaMesoamerica - Mexico and Central America    
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
North America - a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
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It is this combination of the traditional and the innovative, which allows us to enhance, effectively and quickly, the added value of these times, said the Minister during the XVII Summit of the Tuxtla Dialogue and Concertation Mechanism convened for the slogan Mesoamerica Conecta , which is home to 10 states in the region, and which takes place in Honduras.
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The ever-widening use of new media among indigenous communities across Mesoamerica link indigeneity to technology and the world sans borders.
The cacao tree, and in particular the drinks made from its dried seeds, has long been linked to the Maya and other ancient civilisations in Mesoamerica - a heritage embraced by chocolate companies that produce goods with monikers like Maya Gold.
Un total de 118 piezas, repartidas entre cinco ejes tematicos, que van desde la peregrinacion en Aztlan, hasta la fundacion deTenochtitlan y en como ellos llegaron a convertirse en el imperio de Mesoamerica, incluyendo, por supuesto, el contacto que sostuvieron con las civilizaciones mayas.
Clementina Battcock y Silvia Limon Olvera, El imaginario colectivo en Mesoamerica. Representaciones y simbolos en el altiplano central de Mexico
The ancient Mayan civilization thrived in Mesoamerica, and the Mayans are famous for their calendar, which followed the solar year.
Creencias y narraciones de Mesoamerica y los Andes (ERA, Mexico, 2015; 400 pp.) sin duda, gran parte de su contenido nos abrira los ojos con enorme sorpresa porque leemos/vemos el peso del mito en la vida, como el que dice que los toltecas encontraron a un nino blanco, rubio y hermoso "que debio de haber sido algun demonio", y lo llevaron al rey, el que pidio que lo regresaran al mismo sitio pero entonces "se le comenzo a pudrir la cabeza al nino demonio, y mucha gente murio del mal olor.
En America Latina existen diversos grupos de asociacion, como la Alianza del Pacifico y el Proyecto Mesoamerica. Estos nuevos grupos son producto de cambios en el sistema internacional y regional, vinculados con el posicionamiento de Estados Unidos, la crisis del viejo multilateralismo y el surgimiento de potencias regionales de diferente rango que buscan desempenar un nuevo papel en los escenarios regional e internacional.
(NYSE: SUNE) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Central American renewable energy company Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy, the company said.
Chocolate: Sweet Science & Dark Secrets of the World's Favorite Treat joins a host of other books on the subject, but stands out in providing a lively survey of chocolate's earliest uses in Mesoamerica, its rise in Western culinary circles, and the efforts that led to its becoming an industry and a home staple.
preocupado com as fronteiras da Mesoamerica e de suas areas adjacentes (o Norte do Mexico, o Sudoeste dos EUA, o Sudeste dos EUA, a America Central e o Caribe) e com os possiveis contatos e relacoes com o Equador, os Andes e o Pacifico (....).