Meaning of Tikal


Pronunciation: (tē-käl'), [key]
— n.
  1. an ancient Mayan city occupied c200b.c. toa.d.900, an important center of Mayan civilization, situated in Petén in the jungles of northern Guatemala and the site of significant archaeological discoveries in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
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