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A·na·sa·zi  audio  (än-säz) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. Anasazi or A·na·sa·zis
  1. A Native American culture flourishing in southern Colorado and Utah and northern New Mexico and Arizona from about a.d. 100, whose descendants are considered to include the present-day Pueblo peoples. Anasazi culture includes an early Basket Maker phase and a later Pueblo phase marked by the construction of cliff dwellings and by expert artisanship in weaving and pottery.
  2. A member of a people sharing this culture.

ETYMOLOGY:
Navajo anaasází, from anaa' bizází, enemy's ancestors : anaa', enemy + bizází, ancestors


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