Definitions of Maya:
  • noun:   a family of American Indian languages spoken by Mayan peoples
  • noun:   an ethnic minority speaking Mayan languages and living in Yucatan and adjacent areas
  • noun:   a member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who had a culture (which reached its peak between AD 300 and 900) characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy
    Example: "Mayans had a system of writing and an accurate calendar"
  • name:  A female given name (rare: 1 in 16666 females; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1164)
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #5815)

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