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"Amoxco" is probably the word that is the origin of the tribal name Amuzgo, a Native American culture of Mexico. Amoxco was originally a place name in the Nahuatl (Aztec) language, meaning "mossy place" or "water-weed place," and is pronounced ah-moash-coh. Some people think the true origin of the name "Amuzgo" might have been Amoxtli instead, which is an Aztec word for "book."

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Here are links to our webpages about the Amoxco tribe and language:

 Amoxco language
 Amuzgo culture
 Mexico languages
 Mesoamerican facts

Here are a few good books about the Amoxcos:
 Behind God's Back
 Amuzgo-Spanish Dictionary
 The Mesoamerican Indian Languages

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