from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Geronimo Originally Goyathlay. 1829-1909. Chiricahua Apache leader who resisted the U.S. government policy to consolidate his people on reservations by leading a series of raids against Mexican and American settlements in the Southwest (1876-1886).
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- n. Apache chieftain who raided the white settlers in the Southwest as resistance to being confined to a reservation (1829-1909)
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