from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In Aztec legend, the original home of the Aztec people, held to have been located in northwest Mexico.
- The American Southwest, specifically the territory of northern Mexico ceded to the United States by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848. The term is used especially by Chicano-rights activists.
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