Palenque



[pah-leng-ke] /pɑˈlɛŋ kɛ/

noun
1.
a village in SE Mexico, in Chiapas state: ruins of an ancient Mayan city.
/Spanish paˈleŋke/
noun
1.
the site of an ancient Mayan city in S Mexico famous for its architectural ruins

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