- a member of an American Indian people belonging to the Lutuamian group and ranging from southern Oregon to northern California.
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Examples from the Web for modoc
The Modoc was delighted with it, and gave it her doll at once.The Letters Of Mark Twain, Volume 2, 1867-1875
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Fairchild and the Modoc guides were sent for, and a talk had.
They are talking in Modoc, and we may not know what they are saying.
He was better treated by them than any other of the Modoc messengers.
If it is the Modoc heart, it shall be done, replies the chief.