Hopi

Hopi

[hoh-pee]
noun, plural Hopis (especially collectively) Hopi for 1.
1.
a member of a Pueblo Indian people of northern Arizona.
2.
a Uto-Aztecan language, the language of the Hopi Indians.

Origin:
1875–80, Americanism; < Hopi hópi a Hopi person, literally, good, peaceable

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Hopi (ˈhəʊpɪ)
 
n , -pis, -pi
1.  a member of a North American Indian people of NE Arizona
2.  the language of this people, belonging to the Shoshonean subfamily of the Uto-Aztecan family
 
[from Hopi Hópi peaceful]

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Hopi
Pueblo people of the U.S. southwest, from Pueblo hopi, lit. "well-mannered, civilized."
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