- a member of an American Indian people of Sonora, Mexico.
- the Uto-Aztecan language of the Yaqui.
- a river in NW Mexico, flowing into the Gulf of California. 420 miles (676 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for yaqui
They fell in with the stragglers of the Yaqui crowd and started to fight.Across the Mesa
But it's all one, Mr. Gladsden; here is the point of the Yaqui.The Treasure of Pearls
So the Yaqui country stands on the maps of Mexico as government lands.Forty Years Among the Indians
Daniel W. Jones
They went out looking and found a Yaqui with his outfitsaddle and gun and all.Beginners Luck
The Zuaques have their villages between the Mayo and Yaqui rivers.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1
Hubert Howe Bancroft
- a river in NW Mexico, rising near the border with the US and flowing south to the Gulf of California. Length: about 676 km (420 miles)