A member of a Pueblo people, the founders and inhabitants of Acoma.
The Keresan language of the Acoma.
A pueblo of west-central New Mexico west of Albuquerque. Founded c. 1100–1250, it is regarded as the oldest continuously inhabited community in the United States.
Origin of acoma
Acoma people of the white rock
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Acoma Sentence Examples
A notable example is the mesa of Acoma, in Valencia county, capped with volcanic rocks; upon its summit, about 350 ft.
above the plain, is the Indian pueblo of Acoma.
Zuni (pop. 1525) has a five-storeyed dwelling surrounded by detached huts; Acoma (pop. 492 in 1900; 566 in 1902), standing on a cliff 357 ft.
high (Acoma means " people of the white rock " and Aco, the Indian name for the pueblo, means " white rock "), contains three blocks of three-storeyed terraced buildings,' and Laguna also contains some three-storeyed 1 About 3 m.
of Acoma stands the Enchanted Mesa (Mesa Encantada; Katzimo in Keresan), rising 430 ft.