noun, plural A·rap·a·hos, (especially collectively) A·rap·a·ho.

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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for arapaho

Historical Examples of 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

British Dictionary definitions for arapaho



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
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