[ mee-wok ]
/ ˈmi wɒk /
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noun, plural Mi·woks, (especially collectively) Mi·wok for 1.
a member of an American Indian people formerly living in several noncontiguous areas of California north of San Francisco Bay and eastward from the San Joaquin-Sacramento delta to the Sierras.
any of the Penutian languages spoken by the Miwok.
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How to use Miwok in a sentence
One informant ascribed the source of Pomo bear doctor knowledge to the Lake Miwok, to the south.
The Miwok relate how a man was hunting in the chaparral south of the Stanislaus when a bear appeared and asked what he was doing.
The visitors of the 18th and 21st would be Bodega Coast Miwok.Francis Drake and the California Indians, 1579|Robert F. Heizer
The Pohinichi should be excluded since they have already been considered in connection with the southern Miwok.
The average of the population calculated by the two methods is 2,008, very close to that found for the central Miwok.