Category: Important

Lexical terms in this category are important to the understanding of New Mexican culture. Basically, this means that these topics are required reading.

  • Teriyaki Chicken Bowl

    restaurant chain | encyclopedia/cuisine Pronounced: \ter-uh-yah-kee chik-uh n\ | IPA: /ˌtɛr əˈyɑ ki ˈtʃɪk ən/ Definition of Teriyaki Chicken Bowl Teriyaki Chicken Bowl is a quintessential Japanese cuisine fast food restaurant chain in Albuquerque. […]

  • Kin Klizhin

    noun | encyclopedia/culture | Pronounced: \kin kli-sin\ | IPA: /kɪn klɪ sɪn/ Definition of Kin Klizhin Building from the Ancient Pueblo culture, 12mi sw of Pueblo Bonito in Chaco Canyon. It was founded in approximately 1000 […]

  • John Adams Middle School

    noun | encyclopedia/education | Pronounced: \jon ad-uh mz\ | IPA: /dʒɒn ˈæd əmz/ Definition of John Adams Middle School Albuquerque Public Schools, middle school which was established in 1956. It was named after President John […]

  • Huevos rancheros

    noun | part of: encyclopedia/cuisine Pronounced: \wey-vose ran-chair-ohs,we-vaws rahn-che-raws\ | IPA: /ˈweɪ voʊs rænˈtʃɛər oʊs, ˈweβoz rɑnˈtʃɛ rɔs/ Definition of huevos rancheros Huevos rancheros, literally “rancher’s eggs” in Spanish, is a rural Mexican plate of food consisting of […]

  • El Malpais National Conservation Area

    Dramatic national park, established 1987, in the Trails of the Ancients Byway of Western New Mexico. It is known for its barren volcanic field, located at the center of the area. It is a diverse landscape of dramatic sandstone cliffs, mountains, canyons, and mesas.

  • Dixon

    geographic name | part of encyclopedia/places Pronounced: \dik-suh n\ | IPA: /ˈdɪk sən/ Definition of Dixon Dixon, due to its funnel-shaped mountains it was formerly known as Embudo or El Puerto del Embudo de Nuestro Señor San […]

  • Southwestern American English

    Southwestern American English. The American English language as used in throughout the American Southwest, core states and regions are Arizona, New Mexico, Southern Colorado, Southern Nevada, Southern Utah, and West Texas, with wider definition of it […]