hogan

[ hoh-gawn, -guh n ]
/ ˈhoʊ gɔn, -gən /

noun

a Navajo Indian dwelling constructed of earth and branches and covered with mud or sod.

Origin of hogan

1870–75, Americanism; < Navajo hooghan hogan, home

Definition for hogan (2 of 2)

Hogan

[ hoh-guh n ]
/ ˈhoʊ gən /

noun

Ben,1912–97, U.S. golfer.
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British Dictionary definitions for hogan (1 of 2)

hogan

/ (ˈhəʊɡən) /

noun

a wooden dwelling covered with earth, typical of the Navaho Indians of N America

Word Origin for hogan

from Navaho

British Dictionary definitions for hogan (2 of 2)

Hogan

/ (ˈheʊɡən) /

noun

Ben, full name William Benjamin Hogan. 1912–97, US golfer
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Word Origin and History for hogan

hogan


n.

"Navaho Indian dwelling," 1871, American English, from Athapaskan (Navaho) hoghan "dwelling, house."

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