Miwok

Miwok

[mee-wok]
noun, plural Miwoks (especially collectively) Miwok for 1.
1.
a member of an American Indian people formerly living in several noncontiguous areas of California north of San Francisco Bay and eastward from the San Joaquin-Sacramento delta to the Sierras.
2.
any of the Penutian languages spoken by the Miwok.
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miwok

noun
1. a member of the North American Indian people living in the central Sierra Nevada in California 
2. a Penutian language spoken by the Miwok [syn: Moquelumnan
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