Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of a group of Pueblo peoples of northern New Mexico.
  • noun The group of Kiowa-Tanoan languages spoken by the Tewa.

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  • proper noun a Kiowa language of the Southwestern U.S.
  • proper noun a Trans-New Guinea language of Indonesia

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Examples

  • Navaho was derived from the name the Tewa Pueblo Indians gave them, Apaches of Navahu, which means “enemies from the planted fields.”

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  • Navaho was derived from the name the Tewa Pueblo Indians gave them, Apaches of Navahu, which means “enemies from the planted fields.”

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  • Navaho was derived from the name the Tewa Pueblo Indians gave them, Apaches of Navahu, which means “enemies from the planted fields.”

    Nightway

  • Navaho was derived from the name the Tewa Pueblo Indians gave them, Apaches of Navahu, which means “enemies from the planted fields.”

    Nightway

  • Hano, or "Tewa" as it is sometimes called, has been built lately; that is, it cannot be more than

    Canyons of the Colorado

  • Or maybe we should all learn this continent's original Tewa, Navajo or Cherokee?

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  • They also say that the tower defiles the hills around Chimayo, which are venerated by the Tewa people.

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  • Last year I visited Tewa, a Women's Funding Network member fund in Nepal, on the 10th anniversary of their founding and heard a story that to me symbolizes the power women have to unite and overcome obstacles.

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  • The Tewa and Chimbu have already climbed to advanced tribal level and are an inaccurate point of comparison.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Kuhl stumbles a bit when he uses the examples of radical heirarchies in Tewa and Chimbu societies as a contradiction of Border's thesis.

    Archive 2006-03-01

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