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n. pl. Modoc or Mo·docs
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting an area of the Cascade Range in south-central Oregon and northern California, with present-day populations in south-central Oregon and northeastern Oklahoma.
2. The dialect of Klamath spoken by the Modoc.
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(ˈmoʊ dɒk)

n., pl. -docs, (esp. collectively) -doc.
1. a member of an American Indian people of extreme NE California and S Oregon.
2. the language of the Modoc, closely akin to Klamath.
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