from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Native American people inhabiting the southwest United States and northern Mexico. Various Apache tribes offered strong resistance to encroachment on their territory in the latter half of the 19th century. Present-day Apache populations are located in Arizona, New Mexico, and Oklahoma.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. Any of the Apachean languages of the Apache.
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- proper n. The languages of any of several Athabascan-speaking peoples of the American southwest excluding Navajo, i.e. Chiricahua, Jicarilla, Lipan, Mescalero, Plains Apache, or Western Apache.
- proper n. The town of Apache, Oklahoma (zipcode 73006)
- n. Any of several Athabascan-speaking peoples of the American southwest excluding Navajo, i.e. Chiricahua, Jicarilla, Lipan, Mescalero, Plains Apache, or Western Apache.
- n. A person belonging to an Apache people.
- n. A Parisian gangster.
- n. AH-64 Apache, a U.S. military helicopter.
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- n. the language of the Apache
- n. any member of Athapaskan tribes that migrated to the southwestern desert (from Arizona to Texas and south into Mexico); fought a losing battle from 1861 to 1886 with the United States and were resettled in Oklahoma
- n. a Parisian gangster
The word "Apache" -- the tribal name for N'de people -- originally came from the Zuni word "apachu," a derogatory term that means "enemy strangers."
It is further evident that the term Apache came to be applied to this great division of the Athapascan family indirectly, as its component tribes are not known by that name in any of the Indian languages of the
Be advised, during a council meeting in Apache Junction, Arizona, on the evening of February 17th, 2009, Noel Benoist is once again speaking about Vietnam as though he is an expert on the country, this time associating himself with someone in religion who he states is from that country.
According the the White Mountain Apache Tribe, a raghorn elk is a bull having a maximum of four points on either beam with no broken points or beam.
Researchers tracked the health of 1,160 infants born to mothers on the Navajo and White Mountain Apache reservations in the Southwest during one of three flu seasons.
The winter of 1958 on the White Mountain Apache Reservation was hard.
Some Vietnam veterans remember a Girl Cong sniper they called Apache who pinned them down and picked them off.
A strange incident whilst prospecting in Apache country propels him to Mars where he immediately encounters the enormous war-like green men of Mars and the planets equally alien landscapes, animals and technology.
One day, my wife and I staged a big yard sale at the place where we lived on her White Mountain Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona, then loaded up what was left, and our then four children into a tiny Volkswagen Rabbit and hit the road north.
My wife is full blood White Mountain Apache, which makes our three sons and two daughters half.
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