Aztec - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈaztek|
Brit.  |ˈaztɛk|

noun

- a member of the Nahuatl people who established an empire in Mexico that was overthrown by Cortes in 1519 (syn: aztec)

Examples

...an Aztec carving of a feathered serpent representing the god Quetzalcoatl...

The Spanish Conquistadors ended the Aztec civilization.

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