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Cahuilla

[kuh-wee-uh]
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noun, plural Ca·huil·las, (especially collectively) Ca·huil·la.
  1. a member of a North American Indian people of southern California.
  2. the Uto-Aztecan language of the Cahuilla.
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Historical Examples

  • This Cahuilla village is in a small valley, high up in the San Jacinto range.

    Glimpses of Three Coasts

    Helen Hunt Jackson

  • They slept at a miserable cabin in one of the clearings, and at early dawn pushed on, reaching the Cahuilla village before noon.

    Ramona

    Helen Hunt Jackson

  • Alessandro's face haunted him, and also the memory of Ramona's, as she lay tossing and moaning in the wretched Cahuilla hovel.

    Ramona

    Helen Hunt Jackson