Acoma



a Pueblo Indian village near Albuquerque, New Mexico, built on a sandstone mesa: oldest continuously inhabited location in the U.S.
Historical Examples

The leaping of the chasm was not Captain Villagran’s only connection with the bloody doings at Acoma in the winter of 1598-99.
The Spanish Pioneers Charles F. Lummis

But Acoma itself seemed to take the lesson to heart less than any of them.
The Spanish Pioneers Charles F. Lummis

At Laguna, where he left the railroad, he hired a horse and inquired the way to Acoma.
Emerson’s Wife and Other Western Stories Florence Finch Kelly

The last attempt at a Pueblo uprising was in 1728; but Acoma was not implicated in it at all.
The Spanish Pioneers Charles F. Lummis

They tell you outside that it is a hard drive, all the way from twenty-five to thirty miles to Acoma.
Through Our Unknown Southwest Agnes C. Laut

Half an hour later the train was carrying them back to Acoma.
Emerson’s Wife and Other Western Stories Florence Finch Kelly

Remounting, he pushed on in the darkness, to get as far as possible from Acoma ere daylight should betray him.
The Spanish Pioneers Charles F. Lummis

Of these the first two are very similar, in some cases almost identical, while the Acoma is more distinct.
The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 3 Hubert Howe Bancroft

In Acoma, I would not be afraid to rent a third story room and spread my blanket, and camp and sleep and eat for a week.
Through Our Unknown Southwest Agnes C. Laut

This feature is well developed in some of the modern pueblos, particularly in Zui and Acoma.
Aboriginal Remains in Verde Valley, Arizona Cosmos Mindeleff

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