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Shoshone

[ shoh-shoh-nee ]
/ ʃoʊˈʃoʊ ni /
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noun, plural Sho·sho·nes, (especially collectively) Sho·sho·ne for 2.

a river in NW Wyoming, flowing NE into the Big Horn River. 120 miles (193 km) long.
a member of any of several Numic-speaking peoples of California, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming.
the language or languages of the Shoshone.

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Origin of Shoshone

An Americanism dating back to 1805; < an Eastern Shoshone band name
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Shoshone

Shoshoni

/ (ʃəʊˈʃəʊnɪ) /

noun

plural -nes, -ne, -nis or -ni a member of a North American Indian people of the southwestern US, related to the Aztecs
the language of this people, belonging to the Uto-Aztecan family
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