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Bible Encyclopedias

1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Cakchiquel

a tribe of Central American Indians of Mayan stock, inhabiting parts of Guatemala. Their name is said to be that of a native tree. At the conquest they were found to be in a much civilized condition.

See D. G. Brinton, Annals of the Cakchiquels. 1 He was christened Giacomo, but afterwards took the name of Tommaso in honour of Thomas Aquinas.

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Cakchiquel'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/c/cakchiquel.html. 1910.

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