- of, belonging to, or characteristic of an American Indian culture of the central and southern deserts of Arizona, about a.d. 450–1450, roughly contemporaneous with the Anasazi culture to the north.
- the Hohokam culture.
Origin of Hohokam
coined by U.S. anthropologist J.W. Fewkes < Pima-Papago huhugam those who are gone, a term applied to the ancient inhabitants of the pueblo ruins
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