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.
of or relating to the Mohave tribe.
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How to use Mohave in a sentence
Three miles above, the Patties camped, and a number of the Mohaves soon came to see them.The Romance of the Colorado River | Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
They inhabit the country near the mouth of the Colorado River, but belong to the reservation occupied by the Mohaves.The Indian Question (1874) | Francis A. Walker
Willett says from round the point they can see two more signal fires toward the north-east, just the way to the Apache Mohaves!
Harris had certainly betrayed a fear that 'Tonio was but half-hearted in the matter of scouting after Apache-Mohaves.
The fires you mention indicate further hostile parties, 'Tonio insists not Mohaves.
British Dictionary definitions for Mohave
plural -ves or -ve a member of a North American Indian people formerly living along the Colorado River
the language of this people, belonging to the Yuman family
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