Shoshoni


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Sho·sho·ne

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.

Sho•sho•ne

(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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