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Comanche

[ kuh-man-chee, koh- ]
/ kəˈmæn tʃi, koʊ- /
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noun, plural Co·man·ches, (especially collectively) Co·man·che for 1.

a member of a Shoshonean tribe, the only tribe of the group living entirely on the Plains, formerly ranging from Wyoming to Texas, now in Oklahoma.
the dialect of Shoshone spoken by the Comanche.

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Origin of Comanche

1800–10, Americanism;<American Spanish <Southern Paiute kɨmmanci-, as in kɨmmanciŋw strangers, Shoshones; or < a related word in another Numic language
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British Dictionary definitions for Comanche

Comanche
/ (kəˈmæntʃɪ) /

noun

plural -ches or -che a member of a Native American people, formerly ranging from the River Platte to the Mexican border, now living in Oklahoma
the language of this people, belonging to the Shoshonean subfamily of the Uto-Aztecan family
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