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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