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2011-04-28 00:00:28

The Aztec Empire may have perished at the hands of Spanish conquistadors, but the great Mesoamerican civilization comes backs to life in a new mobile app by the experts at Encyclopaedia Britannica Kids. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 The Aztec Empire may have perished at the hands of Spanish conquistadors, but the great Mesoamerican civilization comes backs to life in a new mobile app by the experts at Encyclopaedia Britannica Kids.     More than 600 years ago the...

2011-02-04 00:59:34

A new, detailed record of rainfall fluctuations in ancient Mexico that spans more than twelve centuries promises to improve our understanding of the role drought played in the rise and fall of pre-Hispanic civilizations. Prior evidence has indicated that droughts could have been key factors in the fates of major cultures in ancient Mexico and Central America (Mesoamerica). But there have been many gaps in the paleoclimate record, such as the exact timing and geographic extension of some...

2011-01-26 15:07:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced that it has acquired the assets of two New Mexico operations from Page Brake. The acquisition includes locations in Albuquerque and Aztec, New Mexico. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/FLEETLOGO) FleetPride is currently operating in Albuquerque and has combined its existing operations, located at 101...

2009-08-20 08:00:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- As the end of summer nears, Aztec Solar Power (aztecsolarpower.com), the Philadelphia-area's leading clean-energy solar company, offers children and those young at heart the opportunity to still enjoy and understand the benefits of the sun -- now and long after Labor Day. Aztec announced today that their solar-donation to the Totally Terrific Treehouses exhibit at the Tyler Arboretum, one of the oldest arboreta in the northeastern United...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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