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chinampa

[chi-nam-puh] /tʃɪˈnæm pə/
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1.
(in Mesoamerica) a long and narrow floating field on a shallow lake bed, artificially built up by layering soil, sediment, and decaying vegetation and used, especially by the Aztecs, to grow crops.
Origin of chinampa
1830-1840
1830-40; < Mexican Spanish < Nahuatl < chinamitl area enclosed by canes + pa on
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