Havasupai

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Ha·va·su·pai

 (hä′və-so͞o′pī)
n. pl. Havasupai or Havasu·pais
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting northwest Arizona southeast of the Grand Canyon.
2. The Yuman language of the Havasupai, closely related to Hualapai.

[Probably Mohave havasu·pay, blue-green (water) person : havasu·, blue-green (water) + -pay, person.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Havasupai - a member of a North American Indian people of Cataract Canyon in ArizonaHavasupai - a member of a North American Indian people of Cataract Canyon in Arizona
Hoka, Hokan - a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Hokan languages
2.Havasupai - the Yuman language spoken by the Havasupai
Yuman - a group of language of the Hokan family in Arizona and California and Mexico
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They also embarked on a very challenging and steep descent to Mooney Falls, using chains and ladders to assist them on their way down.
Near--at least on the map--the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, Havasu and nearby Mooney Falls offer a perfect balance of natural forces: turquoise water and red, red rock, glowing beneath a blue desert sky.
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