Anasazi

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Navajo anaasází (enemy ancestors, ancient enemy), from anaaʼí (enemy) + bizází (their ancestors).

Noun[edit]

Anasazi (plural Anasazis or Anasazi)

  1. Any member of a Native American people who once lived in cliff-dwellings in Utah and Colorado.

Proper noun[edit]

Anasazi

  1. The language once spoken by these people.