noun, plural teocallis
[tee-uh-kal-eez, tey-uh-kah-leez; Spanish te-aw-kah-yees] /ˌti əˈkæl iz, ˌteɪ əˈkɑ liz; Spanish ˌtɛ ɔˈkɑ yis/ (Show IPA)
a ceremonial structure of the Aztecs, consisting of a truncated terraced pyramid supporting a temple.
noun (pl) -lis
any of various truncated pyramids built by the Aztecs as bases for their temples


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