a member of an Apache group that comprises several Apache bands, living in the southwestern United States east of the Rio Grande.
the Athabascan language of the Lipan.
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How to use Lipan in a sentence
On the way Mr. Bartlett was visited by five of the principal chiefs of the Lipan Indians, accompanied by warriors.
At Lipan the moderate party had been beaten back but not routed.The Art of War in the Middle Ages A.D. 378-1515 | C. W. C. Oman
The moral of the fight of Lipan was indeed the same as the moral of the fight of Hastings.The Art of War in the Middle Ages A.D. 378-1515 | C. W. C. Oman
If they were the same band that had harried the frontier town, then were they southern Indians—Comanche or Lipan.The War Trail | Mayne Reid
You've grown a head taller since you was captured, and they've made a Lipan of you all over but in two places.The Talking Leaves | William O. Stoddard