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A·pach·e

 (ə-păch′ē)
n. pl. Apache or A·pach·es
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting the southwest United States and northern Mexico. Various Apache tribes offered strong resistance to encroachment on their territory in the latter half of the 19th century. Present-day Apache populations are located in Arizona, New Mexico, and Oklahoma.
2. Any of the Apachean languages of the Apache.

[American Spanish, probably from Zuni ʔaapaču, pl. of paču, Navajo.]

a·pache

 (ə-păsh′, ä-päsh′)
n. pl. a·paches (ə-păsh′, ä-päsh′)
A member of the Parisian underworld.

[French apache, Apache, ruffian, from English Apache.]
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Apache

(əˈpætʃɪ)
npl Apaches or Apache
1. (Peoples) a member of a North American Indian people, formerly nomadic and warlike, inhabiting the southwestern US and N Mexico
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Athapascan group of the Na-Dene phylum
[from Mexican Spanish, probably from Zuñi Apachu, literally: enemy]

apache

(əˈpɑːʃ; -ˈpæʃ; French apaʃ)
n
a Parisian gangster or ruffian
[from French: Apache]
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a•pache

(əˈpɑʃ, əˈpæʃ)

n.
a Parisian gangster, rowdy, or ruffian.
[1735–45, Amer.; < French: Apache]

A•pach•e

(əˈpætʃ i)

n., pl. A•pach•es, (esp. collectively) A•pach•e.
1. a member of any of a group of American Indian peoples of the U.S. Southwest and adjacent areas of the Great Plains.
2. any of the Athabaskan languages spoken by the Apaches.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.apache - any member of Athapaskan tribes that migrated to the southwestern desert (from Arizona to Texas and south into Mexico)Apache - any member of Athapaskan tribes that migrated to the southwestern desert (from Arizona to Texas and south into Mexico); fought a losing battle from 1861 to 1886 with the United States and were resettled in Oklahoma
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
Athabaskan, Athapascan, Athapaskan, Athabascan - a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Athapaskan language and living in the subarctic regions of western Canada and central Alaska
2.apache - a Parisian gangster
gangster, mobster - a criminal who is a member of gang
3.Apache - the language of the Apache
Athabascan, Athapaskan language, Athabaskan, Athapascan, Athapaskan - a group of Amerindian languages (the name coined by an American anthropologist, Edward Sapir)
Chiricahua Apache - an Apache language
San Carlos Apache - an Apache language
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Translations
ApačApačkaapačština
apassi
ApačApačkaapačtina

apache

[əˈpætʃɪ] Napache m
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Apache

n
Apache m, → Apachin f
(= language)Apache nt
adjApachen-, der Apachen; Apache leaderApachenführer m
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References in classic literature ?
After that came a long newspaper story about how a miners' camp had been attacked by Apache Indians, and there was my Frank's name among the killed.
In 1883, the Apache Indians, lead by Geronimo, reluctantly surrender to the attacks of American and Mexican troops, in exchange for territory and food for their warriors.
In 1886, a group of Apache Indians led by Geronimo (also known as Goyathlay, "One Who Yawns'' surrendered to Gen.
The answer is a lot: Arizona is vast, and I only had a week, so I went to discover the real Wild West with cowboys and Apache Indians.
When a Nativity figurine is stolen, this seemingly small incident becomes a catalyst for future disaster when local Apache Indians are accused of the theft.
The movie is based on the 2006 graphic novel about a group of Apache Indians and Western settlers who are united when an alien spaceship crash-lands in their city.
If Craig accepts the deal, he will play the role of Jake Johnson in the film, which is based on the 2006 graphic novel about a group of Apache Indians and Western settlers who decide to forget their differences after an alien spaceship crash-lands in their city.
"We showed the Navajo and Apache Indians and cowboys in Tombstone."

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