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[moh-kee] /ˈmoʊ ki/
noun, plural Moquis (especially collectively) Moqui.


or Moqui

[moh-kee] /ˈmoʊ ki/
noun, plural Mokis (especially collectively) Moki.
Hopi (def 1). Unabridged
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  • The Navajos abide or migrate on the south, the north, and the west of the Moqui pueblas.

    Overland John William De Forest
  • And now to see whether the Moqui will promise to carry it to your great-uncle.

  • The red and dark brown painted ware we have traced from Peru to Nicaragua, and thence to the Moqui settlements.

    The Ceramic Art Jennie J. Young
  • Now, out of twenty-one words common to the Utah and Moqui, eight are alike.

    Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham
  • Nowhere perhaps has the great water erosion of bygone aeons wrought more grotesquely and fantastically than in the Moqui basin.

    Overland John William De Forest
  • At dawn the party recommenced its flight toward the Moqui country.

    Overland John William De Forest
  • I had hoped the Moqui might make our job easier, as he could do, all right, if only he wanted to tell us a few things.

  • The old Moqui had meanwhile succeeded in getting out the paper which he seemed to set so much store by.

  • The "seven Pueblos of Moqui" (as they are called) are a similar tribe living a few leagues beyond.

  • Doubtless the old Moqui balanced every one well before venturing a reply.

British Dictionary definitions for Moqui


noun (pl) mokis, moki
either of two edible sea fish of New Zealand, the blue cod (Percis colias) or the bastard trumpeter (Latridopsis ciliaris)
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Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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