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also Sho·sho·ni  (shō-shō′nē)
n. pl. Shoshone or Sho·sho·nes also Shoshoni or Sho·sho·nis
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting parts of Idaho, northern Utah, eastern Oregon, and western Montana, with a present-day population mostly in southeast Idaho. Also called Northern Shoshone, Snake1.
2. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting the Great Basin area of Idaho, Utah, and Nevada south to Death Valley, California, with a present-day population mostly in Nevada. Also called Western Shoshone.
3. A member of a Native American people inhabiting the Wind River valley of western Wyoming. Also called Eastern Shoshone, Wind River Shoshone.
4. Any of the Uto-Aztecan languages of any of the Shoshone peoples.

[Probably from an Eastern Shoshone band name.]

Sho·sho′ne·an adj.


(ʃoʊˈʃoʊ ni)

n., pl. -nes, (esp. collectively) -ne.
1. a member of an American Indian people or group of peoples living mainly in Nevada, N Utah, Idaho, and W Wyoming.
2. the Uto-Aztecan language of the Shoshones.
3. a river in NW Wyoming, flowing NE into the Bighorn River. 120 mi. (193 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Shoshoni - a member of the North American Indian people (related to the Aztecs) of the southwestern United StatesShoshoni - a member of the North American Indian people (related to the Aztecs) of the southwestern United States
American Indian, Indian, Red Indian - a member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived
Comanche - a member of the Shoshonean people who formerly lived between Wyoming and the Mexican border but are now chiefly in Oklahoma
Hopi - a member of the Shoshonean people of northeastern Arizona
Paiute, Piute - a member of either of two Shoshonean peoples (northern Paiute and southern Paiute) related to the Aztecs and living in the southwestern United States
Ute - a member of the Shoshonean people of Utah and Colorado and New Mexico
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And she does it while also being a full-time mum to her two-year-old son Vinnie in the Lichfield family home they share with her mother Tracy McAlinden, 50, younger brother Chey, 15, and sister Shoshoni, 16.
The project also will include resurfacing work on a section of Howard Street at the Wardwell Interchange and on the US 20-26 Shoshoni Bypass between I-25 and North Poplar Street.
At the time these photos were taken the Shoshoni world had been in some degree of turmoil and hostility for almost a decade.
Upon waking, Wo'voka began to preach this gospel of renewal to his own people until eventually curious representatives from several Western and Plains nations, including the Ute, Shoshoni, Washo, Mohave, Cohonino, Pai, Arapaho, Cheyenne, Assiniboin, Gros Ventre, Mandan, Arikara, Pawnee, Caddo, Kichai, Wichita, Kiowa, Comanche, Delaware, Oto, and Western Lakota (Kehoe 8), came to Walker Lake to learn about the new ritual and seek teachings from Wo'voka, now popularly known as the Messiah.
46) See also Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board, Report of Environmental Assessment and Reasons for Decision on the New Shoshoni Ventures Preliminary Diamond Exploration in Drybones Bay, 10 February 2004 (recommendation accepted by the Minister), online: <http://reviewboard.
Surely Shoshoni the wonder horse should have her name changed to Trigger as owner Susan Gell's partner is Roy Rogers?
We've been lucky with Sleeping Indian - we've got a habit of picking the best ones," he says, alluding to the stakes-placed pair Shoshoni Wind and Dam Beautiful.
operational centers in Williston, North Dakota, and Shoshoni, Wyoming.
Facing the sometimes hostile Shoshoni Indians and harassed by the Blackfoot, they nevertheless succeeded in reaping good harvests of the valuable fur.
Much of the material is sourced from interviews with Joe Medicine Crow and other Crow historians and covers altercations with the Cheyenne, Sioux, Flatheads, Nez Perce, Shoshoni and Bannocks during the 18th and 19th centuries.
In addition to general information about survival practices, hunting, gathering, agriculture, and social customs of the various specific groups, "The Story of the American Indian" has 21 brief biographic profiles of famous Indian Americans listed chronologically from Pocahontas, Powhatan (1595-1617), through Washakie, Shoshoni (1804-1900).
That means he has to give nearly a stone to Kevin Ryan's Shoshoni Wind who, at just pounds 15,000, looks a bargain.