American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A Native American people inhabiting extensive reservation lands in Arizona, New Mexico, and southeast Utah. The most populous of contemporary Native American groups in the United States, the Navajo are noted as stockbreeders and skilled weavers, potters, and silversmiths.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. The Apachean language of the Navajo.
- n. A member of the Navajo people, currently the largest Native American tribe in North America.
- n. An Apachean (Southern Athabaskan) language of the Athabascan language family belonging to the Na-Dené phylum. It is spoken by 149,000 people in the American Southwest (Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado).
- n. a member of an Athapaskan people that migrated to Arizona and New Mexico and Utah
- n. the Athapaskan language spoken by the Navaho
- From Spanish, from Tewa navahu ("field adjoining an arroyo"). (Wiktionary)
- American Spanish Navajó, originally a place-name, from Tewa navahū, large arroyo with cultivated fields. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“[Illustration: IMITATION OF NAVAJO BLANKET] [Illustration: RUG WITH DESIGN] "Mary, while you have been planning your Navajo rug, I have been thinking how we may make a very attractive as well as useful rug.”
“Having Raiders games in Navajo is part of "our using every method we can to interest our young people in keeping the language.”
“So far, the company appears to have no plans to change the line: "The Native American-inspired trend and specifically the term 'Navajo' have been cycling through fashion, fine art and design for the last few years," a spokesperson told AP.”
“The Native American-inspired trend and specifically the term 'Navajo' have been cycling through fashion, fine art and design for the last few years," Looram wrote.”
“Lewis told her that Urban Outfitters failed to go through the proper legal system required to use the term "Navajo," she said.”
“Urban Outfitters labels more than 20 products on its website with the word "Navajo," including jackets, earrings, scarves and sneakers.”
“But the Navajo government's issue with Urban Outfitters is the clothing chain's use of the name "Navajo" on its products and in marketing.”
“The word "Navajo" no longer appears on Urban Outfitters' website.”
“Also, the name "Navajo" is trademarked by the tribe.”
“KRAKER: Lovejoy has never worked in Navajo government, but she is a New Mexico state legislator.”
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