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Pima

[ pee-muh ]
/ ˈpi mə /
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noun, plural Pi·mas, (especially collectively) Pi·ma for 1.
a member of an Indian people of southern Arizona and northern Mexico.
the Uto-Aztecan language of the Pima Indians, closely related to Papago.
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Origin of Pima

First recorded in 1810–15; from American Spanish, earlier Pimahitos, from 16th-century Pima (Spanish spelling) pimahaitu “nothing”
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