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also A·rap·a·hoe  (ə-răp′ə-hō′)
n. pl. Arapaho or A·rap·a·hos also Arapahoe or A·rap·a·hoes
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting eastern Colorado and southeast Wyoming, with present-day populations in Oklahoma and central Wyoming. Traditional Arapaho life was based on the buffalo-hunting culture of the Great Plains.
2. The Algonquian language of the Arapaho.

[Crow aaraxpéahu, those with many tattoos.]
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npl -hos or -ho
1. (Peoples) a member of a North American Indian people of the Plains, now living chiefly in Oklahoma and Wyoming
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Algonquian family
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or A•rap•a•hoe

(əˈræp əˌhoʊ)

n., pl. -hos or -hoes (esp. collectively) -ho or -hoe.
1. a member of a Plains Indian people resident on the upper drainages of the Platte and Arkansas rivers in the mid-19th century: surviving groups live in Wyoming and Oklahoma.
2. the Algonquian language or languages of the Arapaho.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Arapaho - a member of a tribe of Plains Indians formerly inhabiting eastern Colorado and Wyoming (now living in Oklahoma and Wyoming)Arapaho - a member of a tribe of Plains Indians formerly inhabiting eastern Colorado and Wyoming (now living in Oklahoma and Wyoming)
Algonquian, Algonquin - a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast
Buffalo Indian, Plains Indian - a member of one of the tribes of American Indians who lived a nomadic life following the buffalo in the Great Plains of North America
2.Arapaho - the Algonquian language spoken by the ArapahoArapaho - the Algonquian language spoken by the Arapaho
Algonquian language, Algonquin, Algonquian - family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
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