Ta·​jin | \ täˈhēn \

Definition of Tajin

: of or relating to the extinct culture of the Totonacs near the present state of Vera Cruz, Mexico, and characterized by the use of double outlines in design and of stone ax blades shaped like human faces

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History and Etymology for Tajin

Mexican Spanish Tajín, a pyramidal monument found near Papantla, Vera Cruz, Mexico, constructed by the Totonacs, from Nahuatl, thunder

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“Tajin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tajin. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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