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Meaning of "chinampa" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHINAMPA

chinampa  [tʃɪˈnæmpə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHINAMPA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Chinampa is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHINAMPA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

chinampa

Chinampa

Chinampa is a method of Mesoamerican agriculture which used small, rectangular areas of fertile arable land to grow crops on the shallow lake beds in the Valley of Mexico.

Definition of chinampa in the English dictionary

The definition of chinampa in the dictionary is an artificially created island used for growing crops in Mexican or in Mesoamerican agriculture.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHINAMPA


camper
ˈkæmpə
champer
ˈtʃæmpə
clamper
ˈklæmpə
cramper
ˈkræmpə
damper
ˈdæmpə
hamper
ˈhæmpə
pamper
ˈpæmpə
ramper
ˈræmpə
revamper
riːˈvæmpə
scamper
ˈskæmpə
stamper
ˈstæmpə
Tampa
ˈtæmpə
tamper
ˈtæmpə
tramper
ˈtræmpə
underdamper
ˈʌndəˌdæmpə
vamper
ˈvæmpə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHINAMPA

china bark
china cabinet
china clay
China ink
china root
China rose
China Sea
china stone
China tea
China tree
chinaberries
chinaberry
chinachina
Chinagraph
Chinagraph pencil
Chinaman
Chinamen
Chinan
Chinatown
chinaware

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHINAMPA

Arequipa
Capa
culpa
Europa
go back to the pa
gompa
grandpa
grappa
kappa
limpa
napa
pa
papa
pipa
pupa
spa
tapa
Tegucigalpa
tepa
vespa

Synonyms and antonyms of chinampa in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «chinampa» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHINAMPA

Find out the translation of chinampa to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of chinampa from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «chinampa» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

chinampa
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

chinampa
570 millions of speakers

English

chinampa
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

chinampa
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

chinampa
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

chinampa
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

chinampa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

chinampa
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chinampa
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Chinampa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Chinampa
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

chinampa
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

chinampa
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Chinampa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chinampa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

chinampa
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिनमपास
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

chinampa
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

chinampa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

chinampa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

chinampa
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

chinampa
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Chinampa
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

chinampa
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

chinampa
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

chinampa
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of chinampa

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINAMPA»

The term «chinampa» is normally little used and occupies the 116.454 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINAMPA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about chinampa

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHINAMPA»

Discover the use of chinampa in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to chinampa and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Introduction to Cultural Ecology
A single chinampa could be viewed as a small-scale garden. However, a number of chinampas were generally constructed in combination and integrated into a much larger, intensive agricultural system, such as the one used by the ancient ...
Mark Q. Sutton, E. N. Anderson, 2013
2
Good Farmers: Traditional Agricultural Resource Management ...
Chinampa Canals A similar mucking technique is practiced assiduously in the adjacent Basin of Mexico, in the famous chinampa district, which runs from Xochimilco to Mizquic. Chinampas (from the Nahuatl chinamitl) are rectangular plots ...
Gene C. Wilken, 1990
3
Seeking a Richer Harvest: The Archaeology of Subsistence ...
pas that had grown too high, until the surface of the chinampa was approximately 30 cm above the water. This stage finished, the chinamperos would plant seedlings of ahuejotes (water willows) all around the edge of the chinampa at intervals ...
Tina Thurston, Christopher T Fisher, 2006
4
Contemporary Perspectives On Early Childhood Education
Yelland, Nicola. were able to create land for the city's development. The farming landmasses were called 'chinampa's and they could be dragged around by wooden boats at the early stages and brought to a farming site where they would root.
Yelland, Nicola, 2010
5
Handbook to Life in the Aztec World
12.3 View of a canal and chinampa (Fernando González y González) during the 15th century as the Mexica were reaching their climax in power (1997: 86–88). Extensive chinampas once flourished east of Lake Tetzcoco, along much of the ...
Manuel Aguilar-Moreno, 2007
6
Daily Life of the Aztecs
GARDENS ON SWAMPS One of the most productive agricultural achievements in pre- contact New World history was the chinampa system, consisting of long, rectangular gardens made from reclaimed swampland within or connected to the  ...
Davíd Carrasco, Scott Sessions, 2011
7
The Aztecs Under Spanish Rule: A History of the Indians of ...
But with the receding waters, this could no longer be done in a stationary chinampa. An initial corrective step in the event of water reduction was the lowering of the chinampa's top surface to achieve a moisture content sufficient to prevent ...
Charles Gibson, 1964
8
Writing and the Ancient State: Early China in Comparative ...
the large-scale land reclamation through chinampa construction mentioned earlier. I therefore suspect that the Maguey Plan or its prototype was made by state officials to assist them in planning the construction of new chinampa fields and ...
Haicheng Wang, Wang Haicheng, 2014
9
Prehistoric Mesoamerica
In the sense that the chinampa system uses a drainage technique, it resembles the "drained-field" techniques that are found in the lowlands of the New World, usually in a tropical forest environment. It has been seen that very similar fields are ...
Richard E. W. Adams, 2005
10
Articles on Aztec Society, Including: Temazcal, Chinampa, ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Hephaestus Books, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHINAMPA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term chinampa is used in the context of the following news items.
1
'Sea Rise City' envisages Bristol as future floating metropolis
This method was inspired by the ancient methods of Chinampa farming used by the Aztecs on lake Texcoco to establish floating agricultural ... «Wired.co.uk, Jun 15»
2
Out in the West Texas town of El Paso
Another Restaurant.com certificate was in hand for Tacos Chinampa... We sat down and were given a basket of chips with three salsas. «Greenfield West Allis Now, Jun 15»
3
Neon Desert: The Best Little Music Festival In Texas
Tacos Chinampa served absolutely delicious street-style tacos in blue and pink mini-tortillas that were downright orgasmic. I didn't even get the ... «Houston Press, May 15»
4
A modern take on traditional Mexican food
Take an intimate, guided tour of the food-producing canal district and UNESCO site, Xochimilco, offered by De la Chinampa, a company with a ... «Toronto Star, Apr 15»
5
Mystical amphibian venerated by Aztecs nears extinction
He grew up in Xochimilco and runs Casita del Axolotl, a small ecotourism operation on a green chinampa, one of the floating islands typical of ... «Al Jazeera America, Feb 15»
6
Jersey City School 28 students win $20000 for 'Project Reservoir' in …
... duck weed as babies. STAX created a chinampa, or a floating garden, that keeps the tilapia from escaping into the water with the native fish. «NJ.com, Jan 15»
7
Feliz Día de los Inocentes
... de año como TRADICIONALMENTE se acostumbraba atiborrando de luces y adornos alusivos a las fechas de “mi ciudad que es chinampa”. «SDPNoticias.com, Dec 14»
8
Hardship On Mexico's Farms, A Bounty For U.S. Tables
A Mexican farmer works on his plot in a chinampa --a floating artificial island created on lakes-- at the natural reserve Xochimilco, in Mexico City ... «Huffington Post, Dec 14»
9
Prince Charles jokes with fellow passengers in rickety boat as he …
Charles laughed as the boat sailed across the murky waters to the floating farm, called a Chinampa, waving his arms up and down as he ... «Daily Mail, Nov 14»
10
The most terrifying places on earth
Although it looks more like a horror movie set than anything else, the chinampa (akin to an artificial island) used to be the actual residence of a ... «Fox News, Oct 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Chinampa [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/chinampa>. Jan 2020 ».
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