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Maidu

[mahy-doo] /ˈmaɪ du/
noun, plural Maidus (especially collectively) Maidu for 1.
1.
a member of a tribe of North American Indians of northeastern California.
2.
the Penutian language of the Maidu.
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North American Indians who spoke a language of Penutian stock and originally lived in a territory extending eastward from the Sacramento River to the crest of the Sierra Nevada mountains and centring chiefly in the drainage of the Feather and American rivers in California, U.S

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