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.

  • Blake’s Lotaburger

    restaurant chain | encyclopedia/cuisine | Pronounced: \bleyks loh-tuh bur-ger\ | IPA: /bleɪks ˈloʊ tə ˈbɜr gər/ Definition of Blake’s Lotaburger An iconic New Mexican cuisine fast food restaurant chain in Albuquerque. The company, […]

  • Mac’s Steak In The Rough

    noun / restaurant chain | encyclopedia/cuisine Pronounced: \maks steyk in thuh ruhf\ | IPA: /mæks steɪk ɪn ðə rʌf/ Definition of Mac’s Steak In The Rough An iconic New Mexican cuisine fast […]

  • New Mexico

    geographical name | encyclopedia Pronounced: \noo mek-si-koh, nyoo mek-si-koh\ | IPA:/nu ˈmɛk sɪˌkoʊ, nyu ˈmɛk sɪˌkoʊ/ Definition of New Mexico The State of New Mexico (In Spanish: Estado de Nuevo México. In Navajo: Yootó […]

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    Silver City

    geographic name | part of encyclopedia/places Pronounced: \sil-ver sit-ee\ | IPA: /ˈsɪl vər ˈsɪt i/ Definition of Silver City County seat of Grant County, this town is located just south of the Gila National Forest, […]

  • Flag of New Mexico

    encyclopedia/culture Definition of the Flag of New Mexico The flag consists of a superimposition of the sun symbol of life, from the Zia Pueblo, in the Spanish colors red on a yellow field, […]

  • Baby Gaby

    biographical name | encyclopedia/music Pronounced: \bey-bee gey-bee\ | IPA: /ˈbeɪ bi ˈgeɪ bi/ Definition of Baby Gaby Gabriel R. Sanchez 1942- American musician. Baby Gaby. a leading music performer of New Mexico […]

  • Zía

    geographic name | encyclopedia/culture Pronounced: \zee-ah\ IPA: /ˈzi ɑ/ Definition of Zía Zía. Part of the Pueblo modern culture, that now live in Zia Pueblo. The present Pueblo has a population of 737 as […]

  • Tiny Morrie

    biographical name | part of encyclopedia/music Pronounced: \tahy-nee mohr-ee\ | IPA: /taɪ ni mɔr i/ Definition of Tiny Morrie Amador Mauricio “Tiny Morrie” Sanchez (born 1940 in Ojo Zarco) a leading New […]

  • American modern culture

    A modern culture in New Mexico, and the major culture from 1850 to today. The culture is distinguished by the supreme law of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights, as well as their folklore, media, preservation, multiculturalism, and gastronomic influence; such as the preservation of multiple State and National Parks, the expansion of ancient New Mexican cuisine and musical techniques, and the prominence of American holidays like the 4th of July and Thanksgiving.

  • Spanish modern culture

    Spanish. A modern culture in New Mexico, first arriving in 1592 and thriving from 1692 to today. The culture is distinguished by their Spanish missions, agricultural prowess, musical and narrative arts, […]