- a member of a tribe of North American Indians of Algonquian speech stock, once dwelling in the Colorado plains and now in Oklahoma and Wyoming.
- an Algonquian language, the language of the Arapaho.
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Examples from the Web for arapaho
Or might it be that tribe of still darker, deadlier fame—the hostile Arapaho?
The proud Arapaho is not your brother: he disclaims kindred with a pale-face.
You are but four, and the Arapaho warriors are numerous as the trees of the Big Timber.
Let him take heed, or he too shall become a shooting-mark for the Arapaho warriors!
This song was given me by a ghost dancer, a leader in the Arapaho tribe.Indian Story and Song
Alice C. Fletcher
- plural -hos or -ho a member of a North American Indian people of the Plains, now living chiefly in Oklahoma and Wyoming
- the language of this people, belonging to the Algonquian family