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

  • n. An Apache tribe formerly inhabiting western Texas, with a present-day population in southern New Mexico.
  • n. A member of this tribe.
  • n. The Apachean language of this tribe.

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  • proper n. A Native American tribe.
  • proper n. The Athabascan language these people speak.
  • n. A member of this tribe.

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Examples

  • As binational Indigenous Peoples along the U.S. international border, we hold a deep-seated belief that effective partnerships between our local leaders-such as Lipan Apache elder Eloisa García Támez and riverbased people from the Lower Rio Grande-and the Obama-Biden administration can transform the course of our Nation's relationship with Indigenous communities.

    Newspaper Tree

  • The Apache youth who participated were from all three bands of Apache who reside in New Mexico -- Lipan, Chirichua and Mescalero.

    Jay Tavare: Honor Your Life

  • It should be noted that, with very few exceptions, white soldiers would have had very little chance of finding Comanches without the help of their old enemies, usually the Tonkawas or the Lipan Apaches.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • “Umph, lobo,” said the Lipan, in a tone of relief.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • On October 5 he left with ninety white men and twelve Lipan Apaches and marched northwest up the Colorado River.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • Thus did Colonel Moore depart, with sixty-three hastily recruited volunteers and fourteen Lipan Apaches under their chief, Castro, for the limestone breaks of the San Gabriel River north of Austin, probably near the present town of Georgetown.15 When they reached the encampment, the Comanches had already departed, leaving a trail that headed upriver.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • The Penatekas were the ones largely responsible for driving the Lipan Apaches into the Mexican borderlands and fought most of the first battles against the Texans; the Kotsotekas were the main raiders of the Spanish settlements in New Mexico; the Yamparikas battled the Cheyennes and Arapahoes on the northern borderlands of Comancheria.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • In one fight he took one hundred twenty men and fifteen to twenty Lipan Apaches into battle against a vastly larger force of Comanches, losing twenty to thirty.47 In another he took fifty Texans and ten Lipans, engaged a larger force in a running fight for an hour and a half.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • Some fought small skirmishes with Lipan Apache raiders in far south Texas.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • My Lipan guide stopped short and assumed a listening attitude.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

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