[ hahy-duh ]
/ ˈhaɪ də /
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noun, plural Hai·das, (especially collectively) Hai·da for 1.
a member of an Indian people inhabiting the Queen Charlotte Islands in British Columbia and Prince of Wales Island in Alaska.
the language of the Haida people, part of the Na-Dene language group.
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Words nearby Haida
hah, ha-ha, Hahn, Hahnemann, hahnium, Haida, Haidarabad, Haidar Ali, Haidinger fringes, Haiduk, Haifa
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How to use Haida in a sentence
She attends potlatches, gets her Haida name, and learns about how her First Nations communities were forced to give up their culture through residential schools and laws banning certain ceremonial events.The Films We Can’t Wait to Stream from Banff’s Virtual Festival|smurguia|October 31, 2021|Outside Online
Formerly some of the Haida houses are said to have been built on platforms supported by posts.The Myths of the North American Indians|Lewis Spence
He who has most hiaqua is best and wisest and happiest of all the northern Haida and of all the people of Whulge.Mount Rainier|Various
Exceptions to this rule are found among the Haida, where both eagle and raven are in the eagle phratry.Kinship Organisations and Group Marriage in Australia|Northcote W. Thomas
When a man dies in Haida Land, he follows a trail until he reaches the shore of a bay.
He put this into the water, and it stretched itself out and became the Haida Country.
British Dictionary definitions for Haida
/ (ˈhaɪdə) /
plural -das or -da a member of a seafaring group of North American Indian peoples inhabiting the coast of British Columbia and SW Alaska
the language of these peoples, belonging to the Na-Dene phylum
Derived forms of HaidaHaidan, adjective
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