Yavapai

[yav-uh-pahy, yah-vuh-]
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noun, plural Ya·va·pais, (especially collectively) Ya·va·pai for 1.

a member of a tribe of North American Indians who live in Arizona.
the Yuman language of the Yavapai.

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Historical Examples of yavapai

  • I want to teach the people here, the Walapai and Yavapai, to hunt.

    Seven Mohave Myths

    A. L. Kroeber

  • On the east were the Walapai and Yavapai, the latter to the south.

    Seven Mohave Myths

    A. L. Kroeber

  • On the east the Walapai sat to the north and the Yavapai to the south.

    Seven Mohave Myths

    A. L. Kroeber

  • "And I want you to speak like this," he said to the Yavapai.

    Seven Mohave Myths

    A. L. Kroeber

  • It was at Nora's suggestion, after they had agreed that Bruce might be on his way to Yavapai that day.