La Venta

adjective La Ven·ta \ləˈventə\

Definition of La Venta

  1. :  of or relating to a culture of southeastern Mexico of about 500 b.c. to a.d. 600 characterized by huge stone realistic figures and carved jade figurines and ornaments

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Origin and Etymology of la venta

from La Venta, village in southeastern Mexico, site of the finds


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