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Mohave

or Mojave

[moh-hah-vee] /moʊˈhɑ vi/
noun, plural Mohaves (especially collectively) Mohave.
1.
a member of a North American Indian tribe belonging to the Yuman linguistic family, formerly located in the Colorado River valley of Arizona and California.
adjective
2.
of or relating to the Mohave tribe.
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  • Also the name of a Mohave who died not many years before 1903.

    Seven Mohave Myths A. L. Kroeber
  • I feel that the sooner I get out of the Mohave Desert the better it will be for me.

  • In addition, the evidence seems to indicate that Mohave ceramics were undergoing changes in the late historic period.

    Mohave Pottery Alfred L. Kroeber
  • Essentially all Mohave myths are told in an almost ritualized style.

    Seven Mohave Myths A. L. Kroeber
  • The Mohave in addition have available a number of striking and familiar types of designs with which women ornament their faces.

    Mohave Pottery Alfred L. Kroeber
  • The Mohave validate what happens in their lives by referring it to their dreams.

    Seven Mohave Myths A. L. Kroeber
  • The Mohave are averse to strange food; it may bring sickness.

    Seven Mohave Myths A. L. Kroeber
  • When he had returned, all the Mohave said: "I think he has come to make war."

    Seven Mohave Myths A. L. Kroeber
  • Lived on the edge of the Mohave Desert where she is said to have worked like an Indian woman, housekeeping and gardening.

    Contemporary American Literature John Matthews Manly and Edith Rickert
  • There is of course no pronominal gender in Mohave, so "his" is ambiguous.

    Seven Mohave Myths A. L. Kroeber
British Dictionary definitions for Mohave

Mohave

/məʊˈhɑːvɪ/
noun
1.
(pl) -ves, -ve. a member of a North American Indian people formerly living along the Colorado River
2.
the language of this people, belonging to the Yuman family
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