Pronunciation: (ä"nu-sä'zē),[key] —n., —pl.-zis,(esp. collectively)-zifor 2. 1. a Basket Maker-Pueblo culture of the plateau region of northern Arizona and New Mexico and of southern Utah and Colorado, dating probably from a.d. 100 to 1300.
2. a member of the people producing this culture.
—adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of this culture or its people: the Anasazi communities.