Cíbola [see-buh-luh] Examples noun

  1. the Seven Cities of, legendary cities of great wealth believed by earlier Spanish explorers to exist in the SW United States.

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  • We do not know why the early explorers called the country “Cibola.”

    The Trail Book

    Mary Austin

  • While at Cibola, Indians from a tribe or region called “Cicuyé,” which was said to be found far to the east, came to see him.

    Historical Introduction to Studies Among the Sedentary Indians of New Mexico; Report on the Ruins of the Pueblo of Pecos

    Adolphus Bandelier

  • It is governed like Cibola, by an assembly of the oldest men.

    Original Narratives of Early American History

    Vaca and Others

  • But the captain-general could not have stormed the Rock of Cibola.

    Outlines of Zui Creation Myths

    Frank Hamilton Cushing

  • We can’t all stay in the Cibola, and those of us who are landed must be left in a safe place.

    The Air Ship Boys

    H.L. Sayler

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