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Maya

Ma·ya

Maya

 
pronunciation:
maI
part of speech: noun
inflections: Maya, Mayas
definition 1: a member of a highly developed ancient civilization of the Yucatan Peninsula that was destroyed by Europeans in the sixteenth century.
definition 2: a member of a modern American Indian people living in southern Mexico, Guatemala, Yucat n, and Honduras who are descendants of this civilization.
definition 3: the historical and modern languages of these people.