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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Mayas (0.00948 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Mayas.
Indonesian → English (quick) Definition: maya hallucination, illusion, transparent
English → English (WordNet) Definition: Maya Maya n 1: a member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who had a culture (which reached its peak between AD 300 and 900) characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy; “Mayans had a system of writing and an accurate calendar” [syn: Mayan] 2: an ethnic minority speaking Mayan languages and living in Yucatan and adjacent areas 3: a family of American Indian languages spoken by Mayan peoples [syn: Mayan, Mayan language]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Mayas Maya \Ma"ya\ (m[aum]"y[.a]), prop. n.; pl. Maya or Mayas. 1. the Indian people occupying the area of Veracruz, Chiapas, Tabasco, Campeche, and Yucatan, together with a part of Guatemala and a part of Salvador. The Maya peoples are dark, short, and brachycephalic, and at the time of the discovery had attained a higher grade of culture than any other American people. They cultivated a variety of crops, were expert in the manufacture and dyeing of cotton fabrics, used cacao as a medium of exchange, and were workers of gold, silver, and copper. Their architecture comprised elaborately carved temples and palaces, and they possessed a superior calendar, and a developed system of hieroglyphic writing, with records said to go back to about 700 a. d. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] 2. the language of the Mayas. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]


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