from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A group of related North American Indian languages including the Apachean languages and languages of Alaska, northwest Canada, and coastal Oregon and California.
- n. A member of an Athabaskan-speaking people.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Alternative spelling of Athabascan.
- proper n. Alternative spelling of Athabascan.
- n. Alternative spelling of Athabascan.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging to a certain great family of North American Indian languages and tribes, occupying a vast extent of country south from the Eskimo region, between Hudson's Bay and the Rocky Mountains, with outlying members also west of the mountains, as far south as Mexico, including the Apaches and Navajos.
- n. A member or the language of this family.
- n. Also spelled Athabascan, Athapaskan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a group of Amerindian languages (the name coined by an American anthropologist, Edward Sapir)
- n. a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Athapaskan language and living in the subarctic regions of western Canada and central Alaska
After Lake Athabasca from Cree athapaskaaw, there is scattered grass.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)