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.
Alberto Nelson Sanchez Jr. 1959- American musician. Al Hurricane, Jr.. The son of Al Hurricane, a leading music performer of New Mexico music, influential rock musician and contributor to New Mexico’s music scene.
A modern culture in New Mexico, and the major culture from 1850 to today. The culture is distinguished by the supreme law of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights, as well as their folklore, media, preservation, multiculturalism, and gastronomic influence; such as the preservation of multiple State and National Parks, the expansion of ancient New Mexican cuisine and musical techniques, and the prominence of American holidays like the 4th of July and Thanksgiving.
A prehistoric paleoamerican culture of Northern Mexico and the Southwestern United States, dated to about 7000 B.C. to 1600 A.D. The culture is distinguished by their agricultural abilities, advanced pottery and textile arts, and their architectural abilities in pithouses, pueblos, and cliff dwellings. These people are the ancestors to the modern Pueblos, and were located in what is now known as the Four Corners (Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona) region, and had multiple roadways for religious and trade purposes.
biographical name | encyclopedia/music Pronounced: \an-tohn-yuh ab-uh-dah-kuh\ | IPA: /ænˈtoʊn yə ˈæb ə ˈdɑ kʌ/ Definition of Antonia Apodaca Antonia Apodaca. 1923- American musician. Long time music performer of New Mexico music, her music is influential in preserving traditional New Mexico folk musics, while at the same time furthering the reach of the genre through introducing Country and Western […]Continue reading
biographical name | encyclopedia/music Pronounced: \bey-bee gey-bee\ | IPA: /ˈbeɪ bi ˈgeɪ bi/ Definition of Baby Gaby Gabriel R. Sanchez 1942- American musician. Baby Gaby. a leading music performer of New Mexico music, influential since the rock ‘n’ roll era, well through, to the modern era. lexicon/new-mexico-music | lexicon/sanchez-family Cultural significance of Baby Gaby within New Mexico Baby Gaby’s […]Continue reading
noun | part of encyclopedia/cuisine Pronounced: \beez-coh-chee-tohz\ \biz-coh-chee-tohz\ | IPA: /biz koʊ tʃi toʊz/ Definition of biscochitos / bizcochitos affectionate/diminutive term for bizcocho “cake” in Spanish, literally “little cakes” or “baby cakes”. New Mexican; a traditional cookie with a relatively simple recipe that consists of four ingredients (anise, cinnamon, sugar, and butter or lard). Although biscochitos are are frequently […]Continue reading
noun | encyclopedia/cuisine Pronounced: \brek-fuhst buh-ree-tohz\ | IPA: /ˈbrɛk fəst burˈri tɔs/ Definition of breakfast burritos New Mexican and Route 66 Southwestern American; a dish consisting of a tortilla folded around various breakfast food items, particularly fried potatos, eggs, bacon, steak, etc. with red or green New Mexico chile. As with most comfort foods with regional variations, […]Continue reading
noun | encyclopedia/cuisine Pronounced: \kah-lah-bah-see-tahs\ | IPA: /ˌkɑ lɑˈ bɑ ˈsi tɑs/ Definition of calabacitas a traditional sautéed dish, of New Mexican origin, consisting of yellow squash, zucchini, onions, and optionally New Mexico chile and corn. lexicon/new-mexican-cuisine Examples of calabacitas Origin of calabacitas Calabacitas are Pueblo in origin, thanks to trade along El Camino Real de Tierra […]Continue reading
geographic name Definition of Central New Mexico A region of New Mexico, centering around the large Albuquerque Metropolitan Area in Bernalillo County, and encompassing Sandoval County, Torrance County, and Valencia County. Located in this region are the major cities, towns, and villages of Central New Mexico are Albuquerque, Belen, Corrales, Los Lunas, Las Vegas, Rio Rancho, […]Continue reading
noun | encyclopedia/cuisine Pronounced: \chee-leh re-ye-noh\ | IPA: /tʃi lɛ rɛˈyɛ nɔ/ Definition of chile rellenos literally “filled/stuffed chile” in Spanish. New Mexican and Mexican; a dish consisting of a fried egg-battered pepper stuffed with cheese. As with most comfort foods with regional variations, this usually gives an insight into local food traditions. lexicon/new-mexican-cuisine Examples of chile rellenos […]Continue reading
geographic name | part of encyclopedia/places | Pronounced: \kloh-vis\ | IPA: /ˈkloʊ vɪs/ Definition of Clovis The county seat of Curry County, this town is located in the Llano Estacado. Known for its importance within rock-and-roll and country music, its nearby location to Cannon Air Force Base, the discovery of the remains of the Clovis prehistoric culture, its numerous […]Continue reading
A prehistoric paleoamerican culture of North and South America, dated to about 13,500 to 12,500 years ago. The culture is distinguished by stone flake “Clovis point” bifaced blades, tools, and spear points.
The Constitution of the State of New Mexico, the basic written set of principles and precedents of State government in the U.S. State of New Mexico, which came into operation in 1912 and has sections by twenty-four articles.
musical group | encyclopedia/music Pronounced: \kwawr-en-tai sing-koh\ | IPA: /ˈkwɔr ɛn taɪ sɪŋ koʊ/ Definition of Cuarenta y Cinco New Mexico music group (1991–) including band members Ernie Montoya, Matthew Cordova, John Ortiz, and Jason Trujillo. An influential group of performers of New Mexico music. lexicon/new-mexico-music Cultural significance of Cuarenta y Cinco Cuarenta y Cinco’s hit singles: “Las Nieves […]Continue reading
Dramatic national park, established 1987, in the Trails of the Ancients Byway of Western New Mexico. It is known for its barren volcanic field, located at the center of the area. It is a diverse landscape of dramatic sandstone cliffs, mountains, canyons, and mesas.
encyclopedia/culture Definition of the Flag of New Mexico The flag consists of a superimposition of the sun symbol of life, from the Zia Pueblo, in the Spanish colors red on a yellow field, from the flags of Tercios Morados Viejos and Aragon. The symbols were combined while still maintaining the individuality of each, the Santa Fe de Nuevo […]Continue reading
noun | encyclopedia/culture | Pronounced: \fohl-suh m\ | IPA: /ˈfoʊl səm/ Definition of Folsom prehistoric culture A prehistoric paleoamerican culture of North and South America, dated to about 12,500 to 8,500 years ago. The culture is distinguished by stone flake “Folsom point” bifaced blades, tools, and spear points; these tools were similar to the prior Clovis prehistoric culture’s Clovis […]Continue reading
noun | encyclopedia/cuisine Pronounced: \green chil-ee bur-ger, green chee-lay bur-ger\ IPA: /grin ˈtʃɪl i ˈbɜr gər, grin ˈtʃi lɛ ˈbɜr gər/ Definition of green chile burger New Mexican; a variation of the classic American burger, a cooked ground meat (usually beef) patty between two pieces of bread, with green New Mexico chile on top of the […]Continue reading
noun | encyclopedia/cuisine Pronounced: \green chee-le rohl\ | IPA: /grin ˈtʃi lɛ roʊl/ Definition of green chile roll A combination of New Mexican cuisine and Japanese cuisine, from the 20th century; a sushi roll containing roasted and diced green New Mexico chile, teriyaki sauce, wrapped in vinegared rice and seaweed. A modern variation of this roll, sometimes […]Continue reading