American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A Pueblo people, the founders and inhabitants of Acoma.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. The Keresan language of the Acoma.
- A pueblo of west-central New Mexico west of Albuquerque. Founded c. 1100-1250, it is regarded as the oldest continuously inhabited community in the United States. Population: 2,800.
- From Western Keres aa'ku ("white rock") + meh ("people") (Wiktionary)
- Acoma, people of the white rock. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Once upon a time there lived in Acoma a very bad little girl.”
“UNM -- This Friday Sarah Manguso will give a poetry reading at the Student Union Building in Acoma A & B.”
“The tree called Acoma hath its wood very hard, and heavy, of the colour of”
“American Indian art makes up the greatest portion of the collection, with cultures such as Acoma, Navajo, Haida, Hopi, San Ildefonso and Tlingit represented.”
“Or marveled at the adobe buildings that make up Acoma Sky City in New Mexico?”
“Until ASOIAF and Malazan came along, the Empire trilogy was my favourite series of all time; I re-read it every couple of years and never get tired of the adventures of Mara of the Acoma.”
“Like the Acoma church, the roof of the auditorium is held up by enormous carved wooden vigas.”
“A friend who is watching the PBS series "The Jewish Americans" told me that last night's program included the story of a German-Jewish immigrant who became the Chief of the Acoma Pueblo Indian tribe.”
“To me, this picture of a ladder at Acoma pueblo in New Mexico from the cedarmesa website symbolizes this path of mindfulness in the present and aiming for that gorgeous blue-sky future.”
“I love the story between Mara of the Acoma and Kevin, the slave, in Servant of the Empire Feist/Wurts.”
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