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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a Native American people of Sonora, a state of northwest Mexico, now also located in southern Arizona. Many Yaqui sought asylum in the United States in the early 19th century because of conflict with the Mexican government.
  • n. The Uto-Aztecan language of the Yaqui.

Etymologies

Spanish, from Yaqui hiaki.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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