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

  • n. A Native American people inhabiting the Queen Charlotte Islands of British Columbia, Canada, and Prince of Wales Island in Alaska.
  • n. A member of this people.
  • n. Any or all of the language varieties spoken by the Haida.

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  • proper n. an indigenous nation of the Northwest Coast of North America, living primarily in British Columbia and Alaska.
  • proper n. the indigenous language of this people.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska
  • n. the Na-Dene language of the Haida

Etymologies

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

Haida ḥà·t'e·, ḥà·de·, the people, from ḥà·ta·, ḥà·da·, to be human.

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