mictlan

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From miqui (to die) +‎ -tlān. The term was equated with the Christian conception of hell following the Spanish conquest.

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mictlān (locative)

  1. The underworld of Aztec mythology.

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