noun, plural Pi·mas, (especially collectively) Pi·ma for 1.
Origin of Pima
Examples from the Web for pima
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|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|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|DAILY BEAST
The Pima County Tea Party, which operates in Tucson, condemned the attack but also cautioned against political exploitation.
He talked quite a while in the Pima tongue, in an earnest, spirited manner.Forty Years Among the Indians|Daniel W. Jones
The reference to the pottery making reminds me of Pima arts.Aw-Aw-Tam Indian Nights|J. William Lloyd
Matt blamed himself for not insisting on going with Clip to meet Pima Pete.Motor Matt's Race|Stanley R. Matthews
The Pima do not call themselves Pima, but O-otam, "men," "people."Original Narratives of Early American History|Vaca and Others
Nevertheless, the Pima belongs to the same class—being, apparently, more especially akin to the Tarahumara.Opuscula|Robert Gordon Latham
Word Origin and History for pima
Uto-Aztecan people of Arizona, from Spanish, probably from native pi ma:c "(I) don't know," given in answer to some question long ago and mistaken by the Spaniards as a tribal name. Related: Piman.