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hogan

[hoh-gawn, -guh n] /ˈhoʊ gɔn, -gən/
noun
1.
a Navajo Indian dwelling constructed of earth and branches and covered with mud or sod.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism; < Navajo hooghan hogan, home

Hogan

[hoh-guh n] /ˈhoʊ gən/
noun
1.
Ben, 1912–97, U.S. golfer.
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British Dictionary definitions for hogan

hogan

/ˈhəʊɡən/
noun
1.
a wooden dwelling covered with earth, typical of the Navaho Indians of N America
Word Origin
from Navaho

Hogan

/ˈheʊɡən/
noun
1.
Ben, full name William Benjamin Hogan. 1912–97, US golfer
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Word Origin and History for hogan
n.

"Navaho Indian dwelling," 1871, American English, from Athapaskan (Navaho) hoghan "dwelling, house."

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