Palenque

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Palenque (Ethnol) A collective name for the Indians of Nicaragua and Honduras.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Palenque A fortified inclosure or village; especially a fortified retreat of fugitive slaves and negroes. [Spanish America.]
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Usage

In literature:

There is one at Palenque said to be built on the lines of Solomon's temple.
"Boy Scouts in Mexico; or On Guard with Uncle Sam" by G. Harvey Ralphson
He was very fond of inventing names, and his designation of Palenque as Otolum was only an illustration of this.
"The Story of the Mormons From the Date of their Origin to the Year 1901" by William Alexander Linn
Uxmal, Copan, and Palenque, invite our attention.
"The Prehistoric World" by E. A. Allen
PALENQUE, a town in the State of Chiapas, Mexico, discovered in 1760, buried under a dense forest with extensive structures in ruins.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
In the little Maya town of Palenque I examined all the pure blood babies.
"In Indian Mexico (1908)" by Frederick Starr
It is found on the sculptured tablet of the Temple of the Cross at Palenque.
"Animal Figures in the Maya Codices" by Alfred M. Tozzer and Glover M. Allen
Mitla and Palenque are in Mexico and are equally remarkable.
"Ranching, Sport and Travel" by Thomas Carson
The ruins known as Palenque, for instance, seem to have been entirely unknown to both natives and Spaniards until about the year 1750.
"Ancient America, in Notes on American Archaeology" by John D. Baldwin
In 1787, Bernasconi discovered the now famous ruins of Palenque.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
FROM A STORY OF PALENQUE.
"Graham's Magazine, Vol. XXXII No. 4, April 1848" by Various
Palenque, 77, 79, 81.
"The Story of Extinct Civilizations of the West" by Robert E. Anderson
They discovered the temples and palaces of Chiapa, but of Palenque they knew nothing.
"Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions" by T. W. Doane
THOMAS, Cyrus 1885 Was Palenque Visited by Cortes?
"History of the Spanish Conquest of Yucatan and of the Itzas" by Philip Ainsworth Means
The sculptured figures of Palenque are familiar from many reproductions.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
Chiapas: Palenque, UIMNH 47984, 49139-50, USNM 114973-8.
"Middle American Frogs of the Hyla microcephala Group" by William E. Duellman
Another manuscript of Ordones, without title, being a sort of memoir upon the ruins of Palenque, and on Antonio Del Rio's expedition.
"The International Monthly, Volume 4, No. 3, October, 1851" by Various
The Mayas had imposing architectural structures devoted to religion, notably at Palenque, Uxmal, and Chichen Itza.
"The Colonization of North America" by Herbert Eugene Bolton
Forests of tropical growth have hidden the wonders of Palenque from destruction.
"Mexico" by Susan Hale
Had it been at Chichen Itza or Palenque?
"When the Owl Cries" by Paul Bartlett
This district or State contains the well known ruins of Palenque and Ocosingo.
"Notes on the Bibliography of Yucatan and Central America" by Adolph Francis Bandelier
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In news:

McAllen has plenty of middle-of-the-road Mexican food, but some of the most authentic was at fast-food places like Taco Palenque.
Owner of El Palenque Cantina in Hagerstown ordered to pay $2,500 fine.
Four hundred years ago, escaped slaves formed Palenque .
Palenque : An Afro-Colombian Community.
A dance troupe performed at an annual drum festival in San Basilio de Palenque , Colombia.
Complete details for El Palenque .
Pictured (l-r) are Kayla Carey, Miette Brockaw, Xiann Palenque and Monica Canas.
Mexico(part 1)-A trip to Chiapas, Tabasco , & the Mayan ruins of Palenque.
Mexico-Chiapas, Tabasco & the Mayan Ruins of Palenque-cont'd.
In this March 10, 2008 file photo, people watch as Mayan indian priests participate in a ceremony while one holds up a crystal skull at the Mayan ruins of Palenque, Mexico.
Terry Richard The Mayan ruins at Palenque.
The town of Palenque is a bit scruffy, offering little for tourists other than a place to stay and eat while visiting the nearby Palenque Mayan ruins.
Pictured (l-r) are Kayla Carey, Miette Brockaw, Xiann Palenque and Monica Canas.
A nine-night program called the Maya of Palenque and Yucatan begins on Jan 10 in Merida and includes visits to Dzibilchaltun, which the Maya founded in 650 B.C.
A slide show of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula (with Palenque, too).
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