noun, plural Mar·i·co·pas, (especially collectively) Mar·i·co·pa for 1.

a member of a North American Indian people of south-central Arizona.
the Yuman language of the Maricopa. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for maricopa

Contemporary Examples of maricopa

Historical Examples of maricopa

  • He understood the illusion; so did the Maricopa; so did Reichter.

  • There has been rumors of Apache raids to the east of Maricopa.

    A Wounded Name

    Charles King

  • This battle was fought at what is now called Maricopa Mountain.

    Aw-Aw-Tam Indian Nights

    J. William Lloyd

  • Their old foes are invited, and if any Pima or Maricopa attends he is given a horse.

    Aw-Aw-Tam Indian Nights

    J. William Lloyd

  • Edwards' fiction, it seems, had become sober fact for this young Maricopa Indian.

    The Fiction Factory

    John Milton Edwards