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

  • n. A Native American people inhabiting northwest Arizona south of the Grand Canyon.
  • n. A member of this people.
  • n. The Yuman language of the Hualapai.

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

  • n. the Yuman language spoken by the Walapai
  • n. a member of a North American people formerly living in the Colorado river valley in Arizona

Etymologies

Mohave hwa·lyapay, pine person : hwa·lya, pine + -pay, person.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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