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Yuman

[ yoo-muhn ]
/ ˈyu mən /
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noun
a family of languages including the language shared by the Yuma and Mohave Indians and several other languages of the lower valley of the Colorado River.
adjective
of or relating to Yuman.
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Origin of Yuman

First recorded in 1890–95; Yum(a) + -an

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British Dictionary definitions for Yuman

Yuman
/ (ˈjuːmən) /

noun
a family of North American Indian languages spoken chiefly in Arizona, California, and Mexico
adjective
relating to or belonging to this family of languages
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