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"
a family of American Indian languages spoken by Maya
- Originally inhabited by the Mayan people, Belize saw its first European settlers around 1638.
- Maya 马雅人