American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A Native American people inhabiting south-central Arizona along the Gila and Salt rivers.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. The Uto-Aztecan language of the Pima, dialectally related to Papago.
- n. a group of American Indians living in an area consisting of what is now central and southern Arizona (USA) and Sonora (Mexico).
- n. a member of the North American Indian people living in southern Arizona and northern Mexico
- n. the Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Pima
- From American Spanish Pimahitos, Pimas, from obsolete Pima pimahaitu, nothing (misunderstood by missionaries as a tribal name). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“PIMA COUNTY, AZ - The Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety has awarded the Pima”
“Latham used the term Pima in 1850, citing under it three dialects or languages.”
“Hospitals in Pima County absorbed $76 million for treating illegal immigrants in the year 2000.”
“One study in Pima Indians looked at the amount of the time between the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes and the appearance of renal disease.”
“The name Pima came when USDA named this American - Egyptian cotton in honor of the Pima Indians who helped cultivate the first experimental crops.”
“I have never gotten a ticket in Pima County, so I can’t personally vouch that the document is real.”
“I don’t remember the man being that big of a whiner back in Pima County, but that was a few lost neurons ago.”
“He is basically a product of the local machine politics in Pima County, and left to his own devices couldn’t find his ass with two hands and a flashlight.”
“Loughner's voice provides an angry narration that includes statements such as, "I'm gonna be homeless because of this school," and calling Pima "a genocide school.”
“The tribal name Pima is a corruption of their own word for "no", mistaken by the early missionaries for a proper name.”
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