geographical name \ˌme-zō-ə-ˈmer-i-kə, ˌmē-, -sō-\

Definition of MESOAMERICA

region of S North America that was occupied during pre-Columbian times by peoples (as the Olmecs, Mayans, and Aztecs) with shared cultural features
Me·so·amer·i·can \-kən\ adjective


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