Mohave

Mohave

[moh-hah-vee]
noun, plural Mohaves (especially collectively) Mohave.
1.
a member of a North American Indian tribe belonging to the Yuman linguistic family, formerly located in the Colorado River valley of Arizona and California.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to the Mohave tribe.
Also, Mojave.
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Mohave or Mojave (məʊˈhɑːvɪ)
 
n , -ves, -ve
1.  a member of a North American Indian people formerly living along the Colorado River
2.  the language of this people, belonging to the Yuman family
 
Mojave or Mojave
 
n

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Mohave
1831, from native name, from aha "water" + makave "beside," in ref. to Colorado River.
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