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Mo·ha·ve

also Mo·ja·ve  (mō-hä′vē)
n. pl. Mohave or Mo·ha·ves also Mojave or Mo·ja·ves
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting lands along the lower Colorado River on the Arizona-California border.
2. The Yuman language of the Mohave.

[Mohave hàmakháav.]
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Mohave

(məʊˈhɑːvɪ) or

Mojave

npl -ves or -ve
1. (Peoples) a member of a North American Indian people formerly living along the Colorado River
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Yuman family
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mohave - a member of the North American Indian people formerly living in the Colorado river valley in Arizona and Nevada and CaliforniaMohave - a member of the North American Indian people formerly living in the Colorado river valley in Arizona and Nevada and California
Hoka, Hokan - a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Hokan languages
2.Mohave - a desert area in southern California and western ArizonaMohave - a desert area in southern California and western Arizona
Arizona, Grand Canyon State, AZ - a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
Death Valley - a desert area that is part of the Mojave Desert in eastern California and southwestern Nevada; contains the lowest point in North America
3.Mohave - the Yuman language spoken by the Mohave
Yuman - a group of language of the Hokan family in Arizona and California and Mexico
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