Zoque


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Zo·que

(sō′kā)
n. pl. Zoque also Zo·ques
1. A member of a group of indigenous peoples of Chiapas and adjacent Mexican states.
2. Any of the Mixe-Zoquean languages spoken by these peoples.

[Spanish zoque, tzoque, of unknown origin.]
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Meanwhile, a renaissance of traditional mayordomia culture among the Zoque peoples of northern Chiapas state is strengthening a healthy lifestyle among the youth, according to Fernando Hijar, a cultural promoter and producer of musical recordings.
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