Sinagua

adjective Si·na·gua \sə̇ˈnä(g)wə\

Definition of Sinagua

  1. :  of or relating to a people living in northern Arizona from about a.d. 600 to about 1400 whose culture is characterized by rectangular pit houses entered through a hole in the roof, by pueblo structures on high land, by pottery shaped with paddle and anvil and fired in an oxidizing atmosphere, ball courts, and extended burial with offerings

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Origin and Etymology of sinagua

from Sinagua, village in northern Arizona where remains of the culture were found


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