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 (kō-chēs′, -chēz′) Died 1874.
Chiricahua Apache leader who helped direct Apache resistance to US troops in the Southwest (1861-1872).


(kəʊˈtʃiːs; -ˈtʃiːz)
(Biography) died 1874, Apache Indian chief



c1815–74, a chief of the Apaches.
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Noun1.Cochise - Apache leader of the resistance to United States troops in Arizona (1812-1874)
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