Tewa

[tey-wuh, tee-]
noun, plural Te·was, (especially collectively) Te·wa for 1.
  1. a member of a cluster of pueblo-dwelling North American Indian peoples of New Mexico and Arizona.
  2. the Tanoan language of the Tewa.
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Historical Examples of tewa

  • He says that the position of affairs at Tewa is most promising.

    The Island Home

    Richard Archer

  • So the Tewa agreed, and he climbed on to his back and was brought safely to the shore.

  • This raises the question whether the nomenclature of the Sioux has not arisen out of a practice similar to that of the Tewa.

  • They learned that the victorious allies had been guilty of the most intolerable cruelty towards the people of Tewa.

    The Island Home

    Richard Archer

  • He was confident that by sailing northward, with a fair wind, we should reach Tewa in less than a day.

    The Island Home

    Richard Archer