[ tee-wuh ]
/ ˈti wə /
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noun, plural Ti·was, (especially collectively) Ti·wa for 1.
a member of a cluster of pueblo-dwelling North American Indian peoples of New Mexico.
the Tanoan language of the Tiwa.
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How to use Tiwa in a sentence

  • It was the next morning that Mo-wa-thé stood at the door of Ho-tiwa the Ancient one;––the spiritual head of the village.

    The Flute of the Gods|Marah Ellis Ryan
  • “Since these are her only words, the child shall be named in the way of that people,” said Ho-tiwa.

    The Flute of the Gods|Marah Ellis Ryan