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Anáhuac

[uh-nah-wahk; Spanish ah-nah-wahk] /əˈnɑ wɑk; Spanish ɑˈnɑ wɑk/
noun
1.
the central plateau of Mexico, between the Sierra Madre Occidental and the Sierra Madre Oriental ranges (3700 to 9000 feet; 1128 to 2743 meters): center of former Aztec civilization.
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  • The morning broke over the beautiful anahuac in loveliness and splendor.

    A Prince of Anahuac James A. Porter
  • Such are the shores of anahuac—the shores of the Mexican Sea.

    The Rifle Rangers Captain Mayne Reid
  • They are the “peons”, the labourers, the serfs of the land—the descendants of the conquered sons of anahuac.

    The Rifle Rangers Captain Mayne Reid
  • I was out of tobacco, and I started across the prairie to anahuac.

  • For here was he whom I had come to seek and save, my friend, my brother, Guatemoc the last emperor of anahuac.

    Montezuma's Daughter H. Rider Haggard
  • It is said they were the first in all anahuac who knew geography.

    Mexico Susan Hale
  • There are still true hearts in anahuac, who will stand by us in our sorrow and their own.

    Montezuma's Daughter H. Rider Haggard
  • Tenochtitlan was, undoubtedly, the richest city upon anahuac.

    Mexico Susan Hale
  • Long before the invasion of anahuac by Corts, it was inhabited by intelligent races of men.

    Mexico Susan Hale
  • He had next to make sure of the subjugation of the other tribes of anahuac.

    Mexico Susan Hale

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