usage: an ethnic minority speaking Mayan languages and living in Yucatan and adjacent areas
1. Mayas, ethnic minority
usage: 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; "Mayans had a system of writing and an accurate calendar"
2. Mayan, Maya, Indian, American Indian, Red Indian
usage: a family of American Indian languages spoken by Maya