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or Hoo•pa

(ˈhu pə)

n., pl. -pas, (esp. collectively) -pa.
1. a member of an American Indian people of NW California.
2. the Athabaskan language of the Hupa.
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Noun1.Hupa - a member of the Athapaskan people of the Trinity River valley in CaliforniaHupa - a member of the Athapaskan people of the Trinity River valley in California
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.Hupa - the Athapaskan language spoken by the Hupa
Athabascan, Athapaskan language, Athabaskan, Athapascan, Athapaskan - a group of Amerindian languages (the name coined by an American anthropologist, Edward Sapir)
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