a member of a group of North American Indians inhabiting the largest of the Indian pueblos, in western New Mexico.
the language of the Zuni.
- Also Zu·ñi [zoo-nee, zoon-yee]. /ˈzu ni, ˈzun yi/.
- Zu·ni·an, Zu·ñi·an, adjective, noun
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How to use Zuni in a sentence
Other places not to miss include Tartine for breakfast, Zuni Café for lunch, A16 and Delfina for dinner.
Judy Rogers tells a story and shows you how to cook it in The Zuni Café Cookbook.
Particularly typical are the cults of the Zuni and Hopi, described in detail by various American scholars.
Back of the clouds, therefore, according to the ideas of the Zuni and other Pueblo tribes, dwell the ancestors.
Mention has already been made of the cloud masks used in the vegetation festivals of the Hopi and Zuni.
From Zuni he went to the Moki towns, then five in number, and possibly somewhat south of the present place.The Romance of the Colorado River | Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
They found in what we call New Mexico the Zuni cities which, in a sad decline, exist to-day.
British Dictionary definitions for Zuñi
plural -ñis or -ñi a member of a North American Indian people of W New Mexico
the language of this people, a member of the Penutian phylum of languages
- Zuian, adjective, noun
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