[ wosh-oh, waw-shoh ]
/ ˈwɒʃ oʊ, ˈwɔ ʃoʊ /

noun, plural Wash·os, (especially collectively) Wash·o for 1.

a member of a tribe of North American Indians living in western Nevada and northeastern California.
the Hokan language of the Washo.


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Example sentences from the Web for washo

  • At this time, the Washo and Pah-ute Indians were in the neighborhood.

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