Mesoamerica(redirected from Mesoamerican Civilization)
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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.
(Placename) another name for Central America
ˌMesoaˈmerican, ˌMeso-Aˈmerican adj, n
or Mes•o-A•mer•i•ca(ˌmɛz oʊ əˈmɛr ɪ kə, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zoʊ-, -soʊ-)
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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|Noun||1.||Mesoamerica - 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