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Arapaho

[uh-rap-uh-hoh]
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noun, plural A·rap·a·hos, (especially collectively) A·rap·a·ho.
  1. 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.
  2. an Algonquian language, the language of the Arapaho.
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Historical Examples

  • Or might it be that tribe of still darker, deadlier fame—the hostile Arapaho?

    The Wild Huntress

    Mayne Reid

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for arapaho

Arapaho

noun
  1. plural -hos or -ho a member of a North American Indian people of the Plains, now living chiefly in Oklahoma and Wyoming
  2. the language of this people, belonging to the Algonquian family
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