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Chiricahua

[chir-i-kah-wuh]
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noun, plural Chir·i·ca·huas, (especially collectively) Chir·i·ca·hua for 1.
  1. a member of an Apache Indian group, formerly located in the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico, now living primarily in Oklahoma and New Mexico.
  2. the Athabaskan language of the Chiricahua, differing only dialectically from Navaho.
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  • Neither could Colonel Evans, when the Chiricahua repeated them.

    The Red Mustang

    William O. Stoddard

  • The old Chiricahua uttered a loud whoop as he sprang to his feet.

    The Red Mustang

    William O. Stoddard

  • Thanks to the Chiricahua, Ping and Tah-nu-nu had a fairly comfortable morning of it.

    The Red Mustang

    William O. Stoddard

  • Of course the slaughtered Chiricahua scout was carried into the bushes and buried.

    The Red Mustang

    William O. Stoddard

  • He did not wish to share the fate he had meted out to the imprudent Chiricahua scout.

    The Red Mustang

    William O. Stoddard


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