a member of an Indigenous people of southern Arizona and northern Mexico.
the Uto-Aztecan language of the Pima, closely related to Tohono O'odham.
of or relating to the Pima or their language.
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- Also called A·ki·mel O'od·ham, A·ki·mel O'o·tham [ah-kee-mel uh-thuhm; English ah-kuh-mel oh-uh-thuhm] /ˈɑ ki mɛl ˈʌ θəm; English ˈɑ kə mɛl oʊˈʌ θəm/ .
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How to use Pima in a sentence
In one of the newly published studies, health researchers in Arizona looked at schools with and without mask policies in Maricopa and Pima Counties.As Florida punishes schools, study finds masks cut school COVID outbreaks 3.5X | Beth Mole | September 24, 2021 | Ars Technica
Every so often, a sheet made of authentic, 100% Pima cotton will have a thread count of 500.Best sheets: Choose the right bed linens for a good night’s sleep | Carsen Joenk | December 18, 2020 | Popular-Science
His friend Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik was one of the first to suggest he run about a year ago.Dr. Richard Carmona Faces a Tough Race as the Democratic Candidate for Senate in Arizona | Terry Greene Sterling | May 19, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
But Pima County sheriff's spokesman Dawn Barkman said Ready was not a suspect in that particular crime.Jason Todd Ready, an Arizona White Supremacist, Kills Four, Then Himself | Terry Greene Sterling | May 3, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
After deliberating for about a day, 11 women and one man sentenced Forde to death in Pima County Superior Court on Tuesday.
Some 3,500 people in the Pima County area have lost services, he said, with more than 10,000 suffering from the cuts statewide.Jared Loughner's Mental Health Could Determine His Punishment | Eve Conant | January 10, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Pima County Tea Party, which operates in Tucson, condemned the attack but also cautioned against political exploitation.
The Pima of Southern Arizona record events by means of notched sticks, which no one but the persons who mark them can understand.The Myths of the North American Indians | Lewis Spence
A similar distinction is found in the Makak language, and traces of it, at least, are observable in the Pima.Alphabetical Vocabularies of the Clallum and Lummi | George Gibbs
Neither of the older Indians could speak a word of English, but chatted and laughed away together in Pima.
A slight tattooing appears on almost all Pima faces not of the last generation.
There seems to have been no original bead work among Pima Indians.