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pre-Columbian era


Human sacrifice was practiced in much of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica.
  relating to or originating in the Americas before the arrival of Columbus
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  • Human sacrifice was practiced in much of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica.
  • My sketches dealt with pre-Columbian structures and street images such as hypodermic needles, cholos and coffins.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • Similarly, throughout the Orient, throughout the ancient world, and in the pre-Columbian Americas, society and nature represented to the mind the inexpressible.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
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Associated words [difficulty]:   pre-Columbian era [9] , Spanish Inquisition [7]
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