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.
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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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Identification Origin Race A 429 CIAT Durango DOR 303 CIAT Nueva Granada Garrapato Mexico Durango Jatu Rong India Nueva Granada OAC 88-1 Canada Mesoamerica Sierra USA Durango Porrillo Sintetico El Salvador Mesoamerica Royal Red USA Nueva Granada RXAH 18274C CIAT Mesoamerica Turbo III Guatemala Mesoamerica XAN 132 CIAT Mesoamerica XAN 263 CIAT Mesoamerica Seed Identification Growth habit([dagger]) Color Size([double dagger]) A 429 II Pinto Medium DOR 303 II Pink mottled Medium Garrapato III Pinto Medium Jatu Rong I Cream mottled Large OAC 88-1 II White Small Sierra II Pinto Medium Porrillo Sintetico II Black Small Royal Red I Red Large RXAH 18274C II Red Small Turbo III II Black Small XAN 132 II Red Small XAN 263 II Red Small
Pompa explained that the placement of semi-precious stones in teeth was very much the fashion among the wealthy classes of Mesoamerica long before the arrival of the Spaniards.
The Presidential Commissioners of the member countries of the Mesoamerica Integration and Development Project (PM) and Partners of the Inter-institutional Technical Group of the PM (GTI) met to celebrate the first Executive Commission of the 2018 MP in the capital of Costa Rica, who holds in this first semester of the year the Pro Tempore Presidency of the mechanism together with Mexico, in its capacity as Permanent President.
Jansen and Jimenenez contribute to the understanding of the religious heritage of Mesoamerica by examining archaeological sites near Oaxaca City where the people known today as the Mixtecs lived, and in central Mexico where the Nahuatl-speaking Aztecs lived at the time of European contact.
Indian conquistadors; indigenous allies in the conquest of Mesoamerica.
The executive judge is setting an embargo on the royalties paid by McDonalds Mesoamerica to McDonald's Corp.
Curada por el sociologo Javier Vazquez con la asesoria de la antropologa Marta Turok, la exposicion permite ubicar: el significado ritual que tuvo el maguey en Mesoamerica, la utilizacion de su iconografia durante el virreinato en relacion con la identidad local de las Virgenes de Guadalupe y de los Remedios, la fascinacion romantico-naturalista que desperto en los paisajes realizados por los artistas viajeros del siglo XIX, su fusion con la religiosidad popular, y su conversion en simbolo de identidad nacional a traves de las practicas graficas, fotograficas y cinematograficas vinculadas con las esteticas mexicanistas posrevolucionarias.
En Mesoamerica, (1) las culturas mas relevantes fueron la olmeca (1), zapoteca (2), zapoteca-mixteca (3), teotihuacana (4), tolteca (5) y mexica --o azteca--(6).
La atencion de los arqueologos e historiadores estuvo concentrada en los grandes estados o senorios del altiplano, sobre todo en Teotihuacan, Cholula y Tula, asi como en otras areas de Mesoamerica.
Tabasco esta preparado para responder a las necesidades que demanda el crecimiento socioeconomico de Mesoamerica, por medio de proyectos de interconexion e iniciativas empresariales que fortalecen su posicion como puerta de entrada al norte del continente y plataforma para el intercambio comercial y despegue industrial, afirmo el gobernador Andres Granier Melo.
The sudden climate change, producing drought in Mesoamerica and famines in Asia, pushed waves of migration and plague across Europe and the Middle East.