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geographic name | part of encyclopedia/places Pronounced: \tous\ IPA: /taʊs/ Definition of Taos A town in New Mexico, the center of the larger Taos Micropolitan Area, and the county seat of Taos County. This town is located in Northern New Mexico surrounded by the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Currently known as an arts, jewelry, and textile works, with a strong connection to its Spanish […]Continue reading

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restaurant chain | encyclopedia/cuisine Pronounced: \ter-uh-yah-kee chik-uh n\ | IPA: /ˌtɛr əˈyɑ ki ˈtʃɪk ən/ Definition of Teriyaki Chicken Bowl A quintessential Japanese cuisine fast food restaurant chain in Albuquerque. Originally founded in 1984, as a drive-in and take-out restaurant, serving mainly an inexpensive donbori with teriyaki sauce, grilled chicken, vegetables, and Japanese sticky rice, referred to as a Teriyaki Chicken […]Continue reading

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territorial revival Style of design and interior decoration popular within New Mexico, and seen throughout the American Southwest. It took its name from the building styles during the Mexican and American territorial periods. The Territorial Revival style, popular since around 1930, is characterized by simple textures, usually brick or adobe, and the appearance of Gothic […]Continue reading

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geographical name | encyclopedia Pronounced: \tek-suhs\ | IPA:/ˈtɛk səs/ Definition of Texas Texas is a State in the Southern United States of America, it has been a province and territory as Coahuila and Texas, the current territorial borders also encompass some parts that were once part of Chihuahua, Santa Fe de Nuevo México, and the Louisiana Purchase. The State is proud of […]Continue reading

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biographical name | part of encyclopedia/music Pronounced: \tahy-nee mohr-ee\ | IPA: /taɪ ni mɔr i/ Definition of Tiny Morrie Amador Mauricio Sanchez, from Ojo Zarco, a New Mexico music artist. He’s been a leading music performer of New Mexico music, influential since the rock ‘n’ roll era, well through, to the modern era. also see: lexicon/new-mexico-music | lexicon/sanchez-family Cultural significance […]Continue reading

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