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  • It is true that Aztlan, the land whence the Aztecs traced their name and source, cannot be identified, but the later stages.
  • AZTECS (from the Nahuatl word aztlan, " place of the Heron," or "Heron" people), the native name of one of the tribes that occupied the tableland of Mexico on the arrival of the Spaniards in America.
  • The Aztecs came, according to native tradition, from a country to which they gave the name of Aztlan, usually supposed to lie towards the north-west, but the satisfactory localization of it is one of the greatest difficulties in Mexican history.
  • The date of the exodus from Aztlan is equally undetermined, being fixed by various authorities in the 11th and by others in the 12th century.
 
 

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