Navajo

or Nav·a·ho

[ nav-uh-hoh, nah-vuh- ]
/ ˈnæv əˌhoʊ, ˈnɑ və- /

noun, plural Nav·a·jos, Nav·a·joes, (especially collectively) Nav·a·jo for 1.

a member of the principal tribe of the southern division of the Athabaskan stock of North American Indians, located in New Mexico and Arizona, and now constituting the largest tribal group in the U.S.
the Athabaskan language of the Navajo.

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of the Navajo, their language, or their culture: a Navajo blanket.

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