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[chir-i-kah-wuh] /ˌtʃɪr ɪˈkɑ wə/
noun, plural Chiricahuas (especially collectively) Chiricahua for 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.
the Athabaskan language of the Chiricahua, differing only dialectically from Navaho. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Neither could Colonel Evans, when the Chiricahua repeated them.

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

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

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

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

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  • This done, she impulsively determined to go to Chiricahua herself.

  • "But that day at Chiricahua you spoke of faith," he burst out.

  • To her right, not far distant, lay the little town of Chiricahua.

  • One goes over toward the Chiricahua Mountains where our ranch is, the other toward Gleeson where we have to go to take the girls.

  • The distant Chiricahua range, at the foot of which nestled the Newcomb ranch, was hung with a misty lilac haze.

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