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Definition 1: a family of American Indian languages spoken by Mayas - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for maya in the sense of this definition

(maya is a kind of ...) any of the languages spoken by Amerindians

(... is a kind of maya ) a Mayan language spoken by the Kekchi

(... is a kind of maya ) a Mayan language spoken by the Mam

(... is a kind of maya ) a Mayan language spoken by the Yucatec

(... is a kind of maya ) the Mayan language spoken by the Quiche

(... is a kind of maya ) the Mayan language spoken by the Cakchiquel

Definition 2: an ethnic minority speaking Mayan languages and living in Yucatan and adjacent areas - [noun denoting group]

(maya is a kind of ...) a group that has different national or cultural traditions from the majority of the population

Definition 3: a member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who had a culture (which reached its peak between AD 300 and 900) characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy - [noun denoting person]

Samples where maya or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Mayans had a system of writing and an accurate calendar

Synonyms for maya in the sense of this definition

(maya is a kind of ...) any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived

(... is a kind of maya ) a member of the Mayan people living in south central Guatemala

(... is a kind of maya ) a member of a Mayan people of north central Guatemala

(... is a kind of maya ) a member of a Mayan people of southwestern Guatemala

(... is a kind of maya ) a member of the Mayan people of south central Guatemala

(... is a kind of maya ) a member of the Mayan people of the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico

(... is a member of maya) a federation (as of American Indians)

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