Cahuilla

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Ca·huil·la

 (kə-wē′ə)
n. pl. Cahuilla or Ca·huil·las
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting parts of southeast California.
2. The Uto-Aztecan language of the Cahuilla.

[American Spanish, perhaps from Cahuilla káwiya, master, boss.]
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Ca•huil•la

(kəˈwi ə)

n., pl. -las, (esp. collectively) -la.
1. a member of an American Indian people of S California.
2. the Uto-Aztecan language of the Cahuilla.
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