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Hai·da

 (hī′də)
n. pl. Haida or Hai·das
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting the Queen Charlotte Islands of British Columbia, Canada, and Prince of Wales Island in Alaska.
2. Any or all of the language varieties spoken by the Haida.

[Haida ḥà·t'e·, ḥà·de·, the people, from ḥà·ta·, ḥà·da·, to be human.]

Hai′dan adj.
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Haida

(ˈhaɪdə)
npl -das or -da
1. (Peoples) a member of a seafaring group of North American Indian peoples inhabiting the coast of British Columbia and SW Alaska
2. (Languages) the language of these peoples, belonging to the Na-Dene phylum
ˈHaidan adj
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Hai•da

(ˈhaɪ də)

n., pl. -das, (esp. collectively) -da for 1.
1. a member of an American Indian people of the Queen Charlotte Islands in British Columbia and Prince of Wales Island in Alaska.
2. the language of the Haida.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Haida - a member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern AlaskaHaida - a member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska
American Indian, Indian, Red Indian - a member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived
2.Haida - the Na-Dene language of the Haida
Na-Dene - a family of North American Indian languages
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