Kayenta

adjective
Kay·​en·​ta | \kīˈ(y)entə\

Definition of Kayenta 

: of or belonging to the northern Arizona branch of the Anasazi culture that provides a record from the period of the earth-lodge villages to the Great Pueblo centers

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History and Etymology for Kayenta

from Kayenta, village in northeastern Arizona, where remains of the culture were found

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