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Yosemite

[yoh-sem-i-tee] /yoʊˈsɛm ɪ ti/
noun
1.
a valley in E California, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains: a part of Yosemite National Park. 7 miles (11 km) long.
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Word Origin and History for Yosemite
Yosemite
from Southern Sierra Miwok /yohhe'meti/ "they are killers." "[E]vidently a name given to the Indians of the valley by those outside it." [Bright]
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