from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An American Indian language family of New Mexico and northeast Arizona.
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- n. a family of North American Indian language spoken in southwestern United States
From Spanish Tano, name for the Southern Tewas of New Mexico, from Tewa.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)