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Mo·ha·ve

also Mo·ja·ve  (mō-hä′vē)
n. pl. Mohave or Mo·ha·ves also Mojave or Mo·ja·ves
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting lands along the lower Colorado River on the Arizona-California border.
2. The Yuman language of the Mohave.

[Mohave hàmakháav.]

Mohave

(məʊˈhɑːvɪ) or

Mojave

npl -ves or -ve
1. (Peoples) a member of a North American Indian people formerly living along the Colorado River
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Yuman family
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mohave - a member of the North American Indian people formerly living in the Colorado river valley in Arizona and Nevada and CaliforniaMohave - a member of the North American Indian people formerly living in the Colorado river valley in Arizona and Nevada and California
Hoka, Hokan - a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Hokan languages
2.Mohave - a desert area in southern California and western ArizonaMohave - a desert area in southern California and western Arizona
Arizona, Grand Canyon State, AZ - a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
Death Valley - a desert area that is part of the Mojave Desert in eastern California and southwestern Nevada; contains the lowest point in North America
3.Mohave - the Yuman language spoken by the Mohave
Yuman - a group of language of the Hokan family in Arizona and California and Mexico
References in classic literature ?
They were larger, the colors more brilliant and the shapes startling, some almost to grotesqueness, though even such added to the charm and romance of the landscape as the giant cacti render weirdly beautiful the waste spots of the sad Mohave.
The six-foot drivers were hammering their way to San Bernardino and the Mohave wastes, but this was no grade for speed.
The young women's captivity amidst the Mohaves tribe, and the experiences of Olive throughout the eight years prior to her rescue is ably recounted.