La Venta

adjective

La Ven·​ta
ləˈventə
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“La Venta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/La%20Venta. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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