- a member of a group of North American Indians who once inhabited primarily northern New Mexico and southeastern Colorado and are situated in northwestern New Mexico.
- the Athabaskan language of the Jicarilla.
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Examples from the Web for jicarilla
Like the Jicarilla Apaches, these people have discovered the virtues of the inner bark of the black pine.The Trail of the Goldseekers
He grabs for the Jicarilla work, which I can get almost cheaper than anybody, for I know the head men.Justin Wingate, Ranchman
John H. Whitson
Shortly before dawn the Jicarilla came and entered the corral to exhibit their alli or show.
It was yet early in the day when I reached gojil, where the Jicarilla and friendly Ute were encamped.
These are not the Rangers returning, but a band of Jicarilla Apaches—young braves out on a roving excursion.The Lone Ranche
Captain Mayne Reid