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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Az•tecˈæz tɛk(n.)

  1. a member of a Nahuatl-speaking ethnic group that ruled much of central and S Mexico prior to the Spanish conquest in 1521.

    Category: Peoples

  2. any Nahuatl-speaking Indian of the Valley of Mexico in the period prior to and immediately following the Spanish conquest.

    Category: Peoples

  3. Category: Peoples

    Ref: Nahuatl.

  4. (adj.)of or pertaining to the Aztecs or the culture of central Mexico during the period of Aztec dominance.

    Category: Peoples


Princeton's WordNet

  1. Aztecan(noun)

    the Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Aztec


  1. Aztecan(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or characteristic the Aztecs or their culture


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