- 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.
- of, relating to, or characteristic of the Navajo, their language, or their culture: a Navajo blanket.
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Contemporary Examples of navajo
Navajo Nation once took Urban Outfitters to court for trademark infringement.Who Designed Urban Outfitters's Bloody Kent State Shirt? They Won't Say
September 15, 2014
Currently Cherokee, Hawaiian, Inuktitut, Inupiaq, Kalaallisut, and Navajo are supported.Should Google Be Mapping Tribal Lands?
June 4, 2014
Elizabeth Raitz-Cowboy, an Aetna medical director, said her husband is a full-blooded Navajo.Obama’s Unsung Army of Backstage Volunteers at the Inaugural Balls
January 22, 2013
So we bought one of those tours that combines a Jeep ride with a Navajo guide and a horseback ride.Monument Valley From the Eyes of a Krazy Kat and John Ford Fan
February 3, 2012
Historical Examples of navajo
The flames leaped up and turned the gray Navajo to rose color.The Forbidden Trail
I had never seen a Navajo dance, and gladly accepted the opportunity to do so.
I want to buy some native blankets and some Navajo silver for our new home.
Perchance he is living with them to-day on the Navajo reservation.Frank Merriwell's Bravery
Burt L. Standish
Both are of Navajo importation, by which tribe they are much prized and used.Zui Fetiches
Frank Hamilton Cushing
Word Origin and History for navajo
Athabaskan people and language, 1780, from Spanish Apaches de Nabaju (1629), from Tewa (Tanoan) Navahu, said to mean literally "large field" or "large planted field," containing nava "field" and hu "valley." Spanish Navajo was used 17c. in reference to the area now in northwestern New Mexico.