Category: Noteworthy

Lexical terms in this category are prominently featured in popular national and international sources. Basically, this means that these topics are notable.

  • New Mexicana

    noun | encyclopedia/culture Pronounced: \noo mek-si-kah-naw\ | IPA: /nu ˈmɛk sɪˈkæn ə/ Definition of New Mexicana things and style thought to be typical of the U.S. state of New Mexico or its culture. Example: New […]

  • Y

    Interjection | Pronounced: \ee, ˈē\ | IPA: /i/ Definition of Y —used to express surprise Origin of Y New Mexican English. Misunderstanding of English interjection from subdivision of eek, a generic surprised […]

  • Hui

    Interjection | encyclopedia/language | Pronounced: \ˈü-ē, ˈȯi\ | IPA: /ˈu:ˈi:/ Definition of Hui (pronounced Ooey/Oouie) —used to express fear, surprise, and the desire to abscond  lexicon/new-mexico-english Examples of Hui That was all scary, […]

  • 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 […]