Gal·​li·​na | \ gəˈlēnə, gīˈēnə \

Definition of Gallina

: of or relating to an ancient culture in New Mexico contemporaneous with Anasazi and characterized by unpainted pottery resembling the Shoshoni utility types, painted pottery similar to Anasazi types, and leaf-shaped stone blades having a notch on each side halfway between the point and the base

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from Gallina, N.M.

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“Gallina.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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