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Type Mountain
Usage Mayan
Other Forms FormsSerranías de Amerrisque, Cordillera de Amerrisque, Cordillera Chontaleña, Amerrique

Meaning & History

Amerrique is the Indian name of the mountains between Juigalpa and Libertad in Chontales Department in Nicaragua; these mountains separate Lake Nicaragua from the Mosquito Coast.

The Mayan name Amerrique signifies "the country of the wind", "the country where the wind blows constantly". The range is named after the Amerrisque tribe, who are fast fading away.
Added 8/11/2020 by mythmanjay
Edited 4/30/2024 by Mike C and mythmanjay