Category: Culture

Telephone area codes for New Mexico. 505 is the oldest of the two, it used to cover the entire state, but now covers Central New Mexico and Northwestern New Mexico. 575 covers the other regions of the state.

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demonym | part of encyclopedia/culture Pronounced: \bur-kay-neo\ or \bood-kay-nyo\ IPA: /bʊ.ɾˈkɛˈnyɔ/ Plural: Burqueños or Burqueñas Definition of Burqueño/Burqueña Burqueño and the feminine Burqueña, (sometimes spelled with an n instead of an ñ, as Burqueno) a native of Albuquerque, and the Albuquerque Metropolitan Area extended throughout Central New Mexico, traditionally one born hearing the urban type New Mexico English; the dialect or accent […]Continue reading

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biographical name | part of encyclopedia/science Pronounced: \fey-bee-uhn gahr-see-uh\ | IPA: /ˈfeɪ bi ən gɑrˈsi ə/ Definition of Fabián García Fabián García 1871-1948 Mexican-American horticulturalist. A pioneer in modern American horticultural studies, influential due to his work in developing the modern New Mexico chile pepper. also see: lexicon/new-mexico-chile Examples of Fabián García Origin of Fabián García Fabián García. […]Continue reading

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country, people | part of: encyclopedia/culture Pronounced: \mek-si-koh\ | IPA: /ˈmɛk sɪ koʊ/ Definition of México México is a republic of 31 states situated on the southern portion of the North American continent, it is bounded on the north by the United States of America, on the east by the Gulf of Mexico (Atlantic Ocean), on the southeast by the Guatemala […]Continue reading

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noun | encyclopedia/culture Pronounced: \nuevo meheeco\ IPA: /nweβo ‘mehiko/ Definition of Nuevo México The frontier, colony, and territory phases of a region in the northern reaches of New Spain, and subsequently Northern Mexico and the Southwestern United States, first referred to as Nuevo México by Spanish explorers during the mid-1500s and officially a recognized government of Spain, […]Continue reading

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civilization | part of encyclopedia/culture Pronounced: \pweb-low\ IPA: /ˈpwɛ blɔ/ Plural: Pueblos Definition of the Pueblo The Pueblo (Spanish for “town”) are a people and civilization formed in at least 750 A.D. by Basketmaker hunter-gatherers as they organized into a collection of city-states. Throughout the millennia they have flourished as centers of art, society, trade, narratives, and philosophy. Distinguished by their […]Continue reading

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geographic name | part of encyclopedia/places Pronounced: \san-tuh fey\ or \sahn-tah fe\ IPA: /ˈsæn tə ˈfeɪ/ or /ˈsɑn tɑ ˈfɛ/ Definition of Santa Fe The capital city in New Mexico and the county seat of Santa Fe County. This city is located in Central New Mexico at the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Currently known as the center of government and culture […]Continue reading

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musical group | part of encyclopedia/music Pronounced: \spahrks\ | IPA: /spɑrks/ Definition of Sparx From Albuquerque, a New Mexico music group with Latin music crossover appeal. Including band members Veronica, Rosamaria, Kristyna, and Carolina, they are the daughters of Tiny Morrie and Gloria Pohl. An influential group of performers of New Mexico music, Cumbias, Boleros, Rancheras, and Latin […]Continue reading

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