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Karankawa

[ kuh-rang-kuh-wah, -waw, -wuh ]
/ kəˈræŋ kəˌwɑ, -ˌwɔ, -wə /
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noun, plural Ka·ran·ka·was, (especially collectively) Ka·ran·ka·wa for 1.
a member of an extinct tribe of North American Indians who lived in southeastern Texas until the mid 19th century.
the language of the Karankawa.
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How to use Karankawa in a sentence

  • Austin hired a small band of men to help in the battle against an indigenous local population, the Karankawa tribe, which opposed the invasion and occupation of their native land, John Phillip Santos wrote in The Texas Monthly.

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