from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A language family constituting the languages of the Yuma and Mohave peoples and other Native American languages of western Arizona and adjacent parts of California and Mexico.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Designating, or pertaining to, an important linguistic stock of North American Indians of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico, nearly all agriculturists and adept potters and basket makers. Their usual dwelling is the brush wikiup, and in their native state they wear little clothing. The Yuma, Maricopa, Mohave, Walapi, and Yavapai are among the chief tribes, all of fine physique.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a group of language of the Hokan family in Arizona and California and Mexico
- adj. of or relating to the language or culture of the Yuma people
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