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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

Etymologies

From Spanish Tano, name for the Southern Tewas of New Mexico, from Tewa.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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