- a member of a group of Apache Indians who originally inhabited northern Mexico and the southwestern U.S. east of the Rio Grande, have intermarried with the Chiricahua and Lipan, and are presently situated in New Mexico.
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Examples from the Web for mescalero
Roberts picked up from the fort a Mescalero Apache famous as a trailer.Oh, You Tex!
William Macleod Raine
Some five hundred of them are now on the Mescalero reservation in New Mexico.
It was one of the many cañons for which the Mescalero valley was notorious.The Trail of The Badger
Sidford F. Hamp
Well, I'd say they was from the Mescalero—'Pache reservation, east of the mountains.The Red Mustang
William O. Stoddard
The soldiers of the latter post, and the Indians of the Mescalero reservation near by, needed supplies.The Story of the Outlaw