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hogan

[hoh-gawn, -guh n]
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noun
  1. a Navajo Indian dwelling constructed of earth and branches and covered with mud or sod.
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Origin of hogan

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

Hogan

[hoh-guh n]
noun
  1. Ben,1912–97, U.S. golfer.
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hogan

noun
  1. a wooden dwelling covered with earth, typical of the Navaho Indians of N America
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Word Origin

from Navaho

Hogan

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

n.

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

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