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Hohokam

[huh-hoh-kuh m] /həˈhoʊ kəm/
adjective
1.
of, belonging to, or characteristic of an American Indian culture of the central and southern deserts of Arizona, about a.d. 450–1450, roughly contemporaneous with the Anasazi culture to the north.
noun
2.
the Hohokam culture.
Origin of Hohokam
Pima-Papago
coined by U.S. anthropologist J.W. Fewkes < Pima-Papago huhugam those who are gone, a term applied to the ancient inhabitants of the pueblo ruins
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