Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Native American culture flourishing from the 2nd century B.C. to the 13th century A.D. in southeast Arizona and southwest New Mexico, especially noted for its development of pottery.

Etymologies

After the Mogollon (Plateau) .
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Chapter 14 a123 * 1 l13 Gruber, 159. 125 * 2 l12 Man of the Forest, 126. 125 * 3 l22 Z.g., not liking the pronunciation of "Mogollon," changed the name to "Tonto" Rim.

    Zane Grey, Romancing the West

  • Kids get opportunity to gobble up the passion for hunting wild turkey Advice from wildlife managers on where to focus your hunting efforts Wild Turkey Federation, will be the featured instructor at the Mogollon Rim Camp.

    Get Your Hunting Camp Featured in F&S!

  • It's mostly decomposed granite where I live (near the Mogollon Rim).

    Fun With Bait Collection

  • In the southwest we are stunned by the huge abandoned buildings of Chaco, Canyon de Chelly, Mesa Verde, Comb Ridge and the Mogollon Rim.

    Bird Cloud

  • The undergraduate student was driving around with no specific destination, Blair said, when she drove south from Winslow toward the Mogollon Rim – a prominent line of cliffs that divides the state's high country from the desert.

    Lauren Weinberg, Missing Arizona State Student Survived On Melted Snow, Candy Bars, After Being Stranded In Her Car For 10 Days

  • Amaran's attack on the Mogollon climb at the Tour of the Gila blew apart the front of the race.

    Tired Luis Amaran celebrates his 2010 NRC title from home

  • The Mogollon Monster is to a large extent a huge red-herring, and readers expecting some sort of traditional monster story are instead treated to a supernatural story involving wormholes, demonic possession, poltergeist activity, and ancient prophecies being fulfilled.

    Bentley Little’s The Return « Skulls in the Stars

  • The Madrean Lower Montane Woodlands ecoregion covers the slopes of the Guadalupe, Sacramento, Mimbres, Big Burro, and Mogollon mountains, generally between 5500 to 7200 feet, with densities of juniper, pinyon pine, and oak varying according to aspect.

    Ecoregions of New Mexico (EPA)

  • Hohmann's team found traces of human remains as well as soil that the Mogollon may have brought in to form floors in which to inter the dead.

    The Lessons Of The Tombs

  • Why did the Mogollon not bury their dead in an unused room of the pueblo, or an adjacent cemetery, as did other Southwestern Indians?

    The Lessons Of The Tombs

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