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Aztec

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A member of the American Indian people dominant in Mexico before the Spanish conquest of the 16th century. The Aztecs arrived in the central valley of Mexico after the collapse of the...

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Linguistics

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

The languages treated in this article include both those indigenous to the Mesoamerican culture areas and other languages within the same families but spoken outside that area.

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Nahua

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General term for a succession of societies occupying central Mexico, the latest of which were Aztecs.

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Toltec

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A northern Mexican tribe, who established a military state between the 10th and 12th centuries at Tula, c.80 km (c.50 miles) north of modern Mexico City. They played an important part in...

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