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Yavapai

[yav-uh-pahy, yah-vuh-] /ˈyæv əˌpaɪ, ˈyɑ və-/
noun, plural Yavapais (especially collectively) Yavapai for 1.
1.
a member of a tribe of North American Indians who live in Arizona.
2.
the Yuman language of the Yavapai.
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  • The next day the puzzled cowman rode the trail to Yavapai to find that Ann was out.

    Bruce of the Circle A Harold Titus
  • I want to teach the people here, the Walapai and Yavapai, to hunt.

    Seven Mohave Myths A. L. Kroeber
  • But Patches' strange interest in Yavapai Joe in no way lessened.

    When A Man's A Man Harold Bell Wright
  • On the east the Walapai sat to the north and the Yavapai to the south.

    Seven Mohave Myths A. L. Kroeber
  • Mrs. Weyl returned to Yavapai and with her coming Ann found another outlet for the trouble that she fought vainly to repress.

    Bruce of the Circle A Harold Titus
  • On the east were the Walapai and Yavapai, the latter to the south.

    Seven Mohave Myths A. L. Kroeber
  • To this end his only hope was to trap his foreman with words, as he had caught Yavapai Joe.

    When A Man's A Man Harold Bell Wright
  • It was at Nora's suggestion, after they had agreed that Bruce might be on his way to Yavapai that day.

    Bruce of the Circle A Harold Titus
  • Yavapai Joe climbed into the rear seat with the officer and his prisoner.

    When A Man's A Man Harold Bell Wright
  • Merely minutes transpired in that eight-mile race to Yavapai.

    Bruce of the Circle A Harold Titus

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