a member of an Indigenous people of Michoacán state, in southwestern Mexico.
the language of the Tarascans.
of or relating to the Tarascans or their language.
- Also Pu·ré·pe·cha [poo-rey-pech-uh] /ˌpu reɪˈpɛtʃ ə/ .
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How to use Tarascan in a sentence
A Tarascan village about 27 kilometers northwest of Uruapan; pine forest.
A Tarascan village 18 kilometers by road north of Uruapan; pine forest.
A Tarascan village 27 kilometers by road south-southeast of Carapan; pine forest.
It was late when we reached the town, which consists in large part of mestizos and indians who speak little but native Tarascan.In Indian Mexico (1908) | Frederick Starr
Almost the first person encountered was a young man of twenty-three years, who presented the pure Tarascan type.In Indian Mexico (1908) | Frederick Starr