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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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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

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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

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