YUCATAN, a peninsula of Central America forming the S.E.
The climate of Yucatan is hot and dry; the Gulf Stream, which sweeps by its N.
CHICHEN-ITZA, or CHICHEN, an ancient ruined city of Yucatan, Mexico, situated 22 m.
,coast of Yucatan in February 1517, when on a slave-hunting .expedition.
Brinton, The American Race (New York, 1891) and Ancient Phonetic Alphabets of Yucatan; Desire Charnay, The Ancient Cities of the New World (Transl.