Santa Fe, New Mexico

Vocabulary

A. = Adjective   ADV. = Adverb   IDM. = Idiom   N. = Noun   V. = Verb
to carve V. to cut something into a special shape, to cut special designs or patterns into something
a craft N. something handmade; a handmade piece of art
to devote V. to focus something totally on a particular subject
to inhabit V. to live in a place
locals N. the people who have grown up in and continue to live in a particular area For example, if you are in Santa Fe and you refer to the locals, you are referring to the people who have grown up in and continue to live in Santa Fe.
Native American A. the politically correct term for American Indian people
to resemble V. to be like, to be similar to
a reservation N. a piece of land given to an American Indian tribe
synonymous A. being so strongly associated with something that it almost has the same meaning
a tribe N. a distinct group of native people
The Sioux, Apache, Maasai and Zulu are all famous tribes.

CULTURAL NOTE:

In the United States, the word "pueblo" refers to a particular kind of traditional, native American community found in the Southwest. These communities are known for their adobe buildings, which are also sometimes called "pueblos."

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