Mohave

or Mo·ja·ve

[moh-hah-vee]
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noun, plural Mo·ha·ves, (especially collectively) Mo·ha·ve.

a member of a North American Indian tribe belonging to the Yuman linguistic family, formerly located in the Colorado River valley of Arizona and California.

adjective

of or relating to the Mohave tribe.

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Examples from the Web for mohave

Historical Examples of mohave

  • I feel that the sooner I get out of the Mohave Desert the better it will be for me.

  • Essentially all Mohave myths are told in an almost ritualized style.

    Seven Mohave Myths

    A. L. Kroeber

  • The Mohave validate what happens in their lives by referring it to their dreams.

    Seven Mohave Myths

    A. L. Kroeber

  • This seems significant in view of the Mohave assertion that they dream their tales.

    Seven Mohave Myths

    A. L. Kroeber

  • Now Umas-kwitšit-patše was a Mohave, and his relatives were Mohave in this country.

    Seven Mohave Myths

    A. L. Kroeber



British Dictionary definitions for mohave

Mohave

Mojave

noun

plural -ves or -ve a member of a North American Indian people formerly living along the Colorado River
the language of this people, belonging to the Yuman family
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