from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Native American people formerly inhabiting the southern Great Plains, with a present-day population in southwest Oklahoma. The Kiowa migrated onto the plains in the late 17th century from an earlier territory in western Montana.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. The Tanoan language of the Kiowa.
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- proper n. The Kiowa people of North America, currently in Oklahoma.
- proper n. The Kiowa language of the Kiowa-Tanoan language family.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the Tanoan language spoken by the Kiowa
- n. a member of a Tanoan people living in the southwestern United States
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The loss of the Kiowa was the fifth this month, DoD officials said.
They will replace the helicopters known as the Kiowa, that have been in service since the Vietnam War.
Athapascan stock, commonly known as Kiowa-Apache, who, in everything but language, are a component part of the Kiowa tribe.
Once the dust had settled and the rotor had stopped spinning, students were invited to get an up close look at the Kiowa, which is equipped with counter drug equipment for surveillance and heat sensing.
Old "Kiowa" Truesdell sat in his great wicker chair reading by the light of an immense oil lamp.
It looked as if old "Kiowa" Truesdell might have brought it with him from the lowlands of Mississippi when he came to Texas with his rifle in the hollow of his arm in '55.
An Army pilot in a tiny Kiowa helicopter, flying 10 feet above the ground, protected the Humvee from the rear.
There were few adventurous (that's one word for it) white families who ventured there prior to 1870, but the area was regularly swept by Comanche and Kiowa raids.
Embry Call-Kiowa Gordon (I forgot him earlier sorry)
They died Feb. 21 in Qayyarah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when their OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter had a hard landing.