from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An ancient Native American pueblo in western New Mexico, United States.


Acoma, people of the white rock.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Western Keres aa'ku ("white rock") + meh ("people") (Wiktionary)



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