- a member of a cluster of pueblo-dwelling North American Indian peoples of New Mexico and Arizona.
- the Tanoan language of the Tewa.
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Examples from the Web for tewa
He says that the position of affairs at Tewa is most promising.
So the Tewa agreed, and he climbed on to his back and was brought safely to the shore.Black Tales for White Children
C. H. Stigand
This raises the question whether the nomenclature of the Sioux has not arisen out of a practice similar to that of the Tewa.Kinship and Social Organisation
W. H. R. Rivers
They learned that the victorious allies had been guilty of the most intolerable cruelty towards the people of Tewa.
He was confident that by sailing northward, with a fair wind, we should reach Tewa in less than a day.