Category: History

political entity | part of: encyclopedia/politics Definition of the Governor of New Mexico Governor of New Mexico, the executive head of New Mexico, the office of which was first established in 1598 as the Gobernador de Nuevo México. Examples of Governors of New Mexico Spanish Governors (prior to the Pueblo Revolt) Juan de Oñate y Salazar (1598–1608) Pedro de Peralta […]Continue reading

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accent, dialect, language | part of: encyclopedia/language Pronounced: \noo mek-si-kuhn ing-glish\ | IPA: /nu ˈmɛk sɪ kən ˈɪŋ glɪʃ/ Definition of New Mexican English The American English language as used in New Mexico (also other parts of the American Southwest), the dialect referred to as New Mexican English, centers around the Middle Rio Grande Valley; […]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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