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Tarahumara

[tahr-uh-hoo-mahr-uh, tar-]
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noun, plural Ta·ra·hu·ma·ras, (especially collectively) Ta·ra·hu·ma·ra for 1.
  1. a member of an American Indian people of the Sierra Madre region of the state of Chihuahua, Mexico.
  2. the Uto-Aztecan language of the Tarahumara.
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  • It does not, however, reach the perpetual snow-line, although this is passed by Tarahumara of the Sierra Madre.

    Mexico

    Charles Reginald Enock

  • For the French casser, we find the Tarahumara cassnaler; for ttonner, the Tepehuana tatame.

  • Hervas, whose work appeared in 1787, says that the Tarahumara language is full of Mexican words.

  • Apatschee, a nation 'welche um ganz Neu-Biscaya, und auch an Tarahumara grnzet.'

  • The Tarahumares inhabit the district of Tarahumara in the state of Chihuahua.