Sinagua

adjective
Si·​na·​gua | \ sə̇ˈnä(g)wə \

Definition of Sinagua

: 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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History and Etymology for Sinagua

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

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“Sinagua.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sinagua. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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