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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An ancient Mayan city of southern Mexico southeast of Villahermosa. It is the site of the Temple of Inscriptions, noted for its hieroglyphic tablets.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A fortified inclosure or village; especially a fortified retreat of fugitive slaves and negroes. [Spanish America.]

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Ethnol.) A collective name for the Indians of Nicaragua and Honduras.

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Examples

  • One of the most spectacular examples of stucco sculpture in Palenque is the representation of the god of Death, boasting an admirable, dramatic realism in its features and detail.

    The Maya civilization, cities of the Maya

  • One of the most spectacular examples of stucco sculpture in Palenque is the representation of the god of Death, boasting an admirable, dramatic realism in its features and detail.

    The Maya civilization, cities of the Maya

  • On a visit with a remarkable lady in Palenque who had for the most part completed a lovely home with the hiring of several independent contractors, I remarked about the rebar sticking out from her roof.

    Retiring in Mexico

  • On a visit with a remarkable lady in Palenque who had for the most part completed a lovely home with the hiring of several independent contractors, I remarked about the rebar sticking out from her roof.

    Retiring in Mexico

  • On a visit with a remarkable lady in Palenque who had for the most part completed a lovely home with the hiring of several independent contractors, I remarked about the rebar sticking out from her roof.

    Retiring in Mexico

  • On a visit with a remarkable lady in Palenque who had for the most part completed a lovely home with the hiring of several independent contractors, I remarked about the rebar sticking out from her roof.

    Retiring in Mexico

  • On a visit with a remarkable lady in Palenque who had for the most part completed a lovely home with the hiring of several independent contractors, I remarked about the rebar sticking out from her roof.

    Retiring in Mexico

  • There are some really good restaurants to choose from for dinner in Palenque both near the ruins and in town.

    The Chicken Bus Always Stops Near Aguacatenango

  • On a visit with a remarkable lady in Palenque who had for the most part completed a lovely home with the hiring of several independent contractors, I remarked about the rebar sticking out from her roof.

    Retiring in Mexico

  • On a visit with a remarkable lady in Palenque who had for the most part completed a lovely home with the hiring of several independent contractors, I remarked about the rebar sticking out from her roof.

    Retiring in Mexico

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