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n. pl. Cahuilla or Ca·huil·las
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting parts of southeast California.
2. The Uto-Aztecan language of the Cahuilla.

[American Spanish, perhaps from Cahuilla káwiya, master, boss.]


(kəˈwi ə)

n., pl. -las, (esp. collectively) -la.
1. a member of an American Indian people of S California.
2. the Uto-Aztecan language of the Cahuilla.
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The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians, and the Barona Band of Mission Indians were part of a seven-tribe group that supported the bill, but only recently.
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The Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indian Reservation is a federally recognized tribe located in the eastern Coachella Valley of Southern California.
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In its earlier days, before modern settlers began to inch their way south east across the California deserts, many generations of the Wanikik band of the Cahuilla Indians used the site as a fishing village.