Pronunciation: (ä"nu-sä'zē), [key]
—pl. -zis, (esp. collectively) -zi for 2.
1. a Basket Maker-Pueblo culture of the plateau region of northern Arizona and New Mexico and of southern Utah and Colorado, dating probably from a.d. 100 to 1300.
2. a member of the people producing this culture.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of this culture or its people: the Anasazi communities.
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