Acolhua

noun
Acol·​hua | \ ə-ˈkōl-ˌwä \
plural Acolhua or Acolhuas

Definition of Acolhua

1 : a Nahuatl people of Mexico allied with the Aztec and Tlacopan
2 : a member of the Acolhua people

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Other Words from Acolhua

Acolhuan \ ə-​ˈkōl-​ˌwän \ adjective

History and Etymology for Acolhua

Spanish, from Nahuatl, literally, strong men, from acollo shoulder + hua having

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“Acolhua.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Acolhua. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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