- a member of an Indian people of the southern coast of Tierra del Fuego and adjacent islands.
- the language of the Yahgan.
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Examples from the Web for yahgan
Some of the land he now holds once belonged to a number of Yahgan families.
But the Yahgan did not delight in open warfare or bloodshed.
These served every need of the Yahgan in the way of cups and basins.
In Fuegia there is at least one radically distinct tongue, the Yahgan, studied by Bridges.Man, Past and Present
Agustus Henry Keane
The Yahgan household utensils were few in number and of the simplest character.