Miwok

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Mi·wok

 (mē′wŏk)
n. pl. Miwok or Mi·woks
1. A member of a Native American people formerly composed of numerous groups inhabiting central California from the Sierra Nevada foothills to the San Francisco Bay area, with a small present-day population in the same region.
2. Any of the Penutian languages of this people.

[Central Sierra Miwok míw·ı̷·k, people.]
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Noun1.Miwok - a member of the North American Indian people living in the central Sierra Nevada in California
Penutian - a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Penutian languages
2.Miwok - a Penutian language spoken by the Miwok
Penutian - a family of Amerindian language spoken in the great interior valley of California
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Lakes has a management agreement with the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians to manage the Red Hawk Casino.
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