aztec aztec  /ˈæz ˌtɛk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a member of the Nahuatl people who established an empire in Mexico that was overthrown by Cortes in 1519

News

  1. Ten naturalized at Aztec Ruins

    AZTEC – Ten immigrants have been naturalized as U.S. citizens at an Aztec Ruins National Monument ceremony. The Farmington Daily-Times reported that the newest citizens took an oath of allegiance... Read more »
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Albuquerque Journal

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    Catch Aztec Two-Step in an intimate concert at Voices Cafe Saturday night. Photo: Contributed Photo Tropical Storm Andrea is threatening to wreak havoc with at least part of this weekend, but that doesn't mean you have to stay home.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Westport News

  3. New US citizens naturalized at Aztec ruins

    Ten immigrants have been naturalized as U.S. citizens at an Aztec Ruins National Monument ceremony.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: News West 9 Midland

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Quotes

  1. Lightning bolt scepters "were used by Aztec priests when they were doing rites associated with the god Tlaloc," said Johan Reinhard, an anthropologist and explorer-in-residence for National Geographic Society who took part in more dives Thursday...
    on May 25, 2007 By: Johan Reinhard Source: Washington Post

  2. McIntyre said Aguilar's job was to "keep his school, his madrasa school, open so they can train the next generation of Aztec revolutionaries," according to the lawsuit.
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Doug McIntyre Source: CBS 2

  3. "Every major ancient civilization -- Inka, Chinese, Egyptian, Mayan, Aztec and Mesopotamian -- developed sophisticated means of tracking its sprawling empire," says Urton, Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Pre-Columbian Studies in Harvard's Faculty of...
    on Aug 11, 2005 By: Gary Urton Source: EurekAlert (press release)

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