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Ho·pi

 (hō′pē)
n. pl. Hopi or Ho·pis
1. A member of a Pueblo people occupying a number of mesa-top pueblos on reservation land in northeast Arizona. The Hopi are noted for their dry-farming techniques, rich ceremonial life, and craftsmanship in basketry, pottery, silverwork, and weaving.
2. The Uto-Aztecan language of the Hopi.

[Hopi hópi, peaceable, a Hopi.]

Hopi

(ˈhəʊpɪ)
npl -pis or -pi
1. (Peoples) a member of a North American Indian people of NE Arizona
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Shoshonean subfamily of the Uto-Aztecan family
[from Hopi Hópi peaceful]

Ho•pi

(ˈhoʊ pi)

n., pl. -pis, (esp. collectively) -pi.
1. a member of a Pueblo Indian people of NE Arizona.
2. the Uto-Aztecan language of the Hopi.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hopi - a member of the Shoshonean people of northeastern ArizonaHopi - a member of the Shoshonean people of northeastern Arizona
Pueblo - a member of any of about two dozen Native American peoples called `Pueblos' by the Spanish because they live in pueblos (villages built of adobe and rock)
Shoshone, Shoshoni - a member of the North American Indian people (related to the Aztecs) of the southwestern United States
2.Hopi - the Shoshonean language spoken by the Hopi
Shoshonean, Shoshonean language, Shoshonian, Shoshonian language - a subfamily of Uto-Aztecan languages spoken mainly in the southwestern United States
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Ronnie, a member of the Hopi tribe of Arizona, attended the show in full traditional dress.
Ronnie, a member of the Hopi tribe of Arizona, which has a history tracing back more than 2,000 years, will be attending in full native American dress.