Of or relating to among early events in Mexico that populated the truly amazing plateau of this nation during the Spanish conquest in 1519
- an associate of the Nahuatl people who established an empire in Mexico that was overthrown by Cortes in 1519
- Of or relating to one of several early races in Mexico that populated the great plateau of this country during the Spanish conquest in 1519.
- the Aztec battle or folks.
1787, from Spanish Azteca, from Nahuatl aztecatl (plural aztecah), meaning "originating from Aztlan," title of the famous place of beginning, often said to rest somewhere in something now southwestern U.S.
(a.) Of or associated with the very early events in Mexico that inhabited the fantastic plateau of the country during the Spanish conquest in 1519.
- (n.) One of many race or individuals.
The Indian element in the population is made up of several distinct races - the Aztec or Mexican, Misteca-Zapoteca, Maya or Yucateco, Otomi or Othomi, and in smaller number the Totonac, Tarasco, Apache, Matlanzingo, Chontal, Mixe, Zoque, Guaicuro, OpataPima, Tapijulapa, Seri and Huavi.