a member of a group of North American Indians who once inhabited primarily northern New Mexico and southeastern Colorado and are now situated in northwestern New Mexico.
the Athabascan language of the Jicarilla.
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How to use Jicarilla in a sentence
Shortly before dawn the Jicarilla came and entered the corral to exhibit their alli or show.The Mountain Chant, A Navajo Ceremony | Washington Matthews
These are not the Rangers returning, but a band of Jicarilla Apaches—young braves out on a roving excursion.The Lone Ranche | Captain Mayne Reid
A young chief of the Jicarilla Apaches, and a son of old Guero, their principal chief.Descriptive Catalogue of Photographs of North American Indians | W. H. Jackson
Neither are they of the Jicarilla-Apache: they are too noble-looking to resemble these skulking jackals.The Wild Huntress | Mayne Reid
It was yet early in the day when I reached gojil, where the Jicarilla and friendly Ute were encamped.The Mountain Chant, A Navajo Ceremony | Washington Matthews