- 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.
- of or relating to the Mohave tribe.
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I feel that the sooner I get out of the Mohave Desert the better it will be for me.Across America by Motor-cycle
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Essentially all Mohave myths are told in an almost ritualized style.
The Mohave validate what happens in their lives by referring it to their dreams.
This seems significant in view of the Mohave assertion that they dream their tales.
The Mohave are averse to strange food; it may bring sickness.
- 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