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n. pl. Hopi or Ho·pis
1. A member of a Pueblo people occupying a number of mesa-top pueblos on reservation land in northeast Arizona. The Hopi are noted for their dry-farming techniques, rich ceremonial life, and craftsmanship in basketry, pottery, silverwork, and weaving.
2. The Uto-Aztecan language of the Hopi.

[Hopi hópi, peaceable, a Hopi.]
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npl -pis or -pi
1. (Peoples) a member of a North American Indian people of NE Arizona
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Shoshonean subfamily of the Uto-Aztecan family
[from Hopi Hópi peaceful]
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(ˈhoʊ pi)

n., pl. -pis, (esp. collectively) -pi.
1. a member of a Pueblo Indian people of NE Arizona.
2. the Uto-Aztecan language of the Hopi.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hopi - a member of the Shoshonean people of northeastern ArizonaHopi - a member of the Shoshonean people of northeastern Arizona
Pueblo - a member of any of about two dozen Native American peoples called `Pueblos' by the Spanish because they live in pueblos (villages built of adobe and rock)
Shoshone, Shoshoni - a member of the North American Indian people (related to the Aztecs) of the southwestern United States
2.Hopi - the Shoshonean language spoken by the Hopi
Shoshonean, Shoshonean language, Shoshonian, Shoshonian language - a subfamily of Uto-Aztecan languages spoken mainly in the southwestern United States
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On December 16, 1882, troubled by increasing Mormon settlement in the Four Corners region, President Arthur issued an executive order removing about 4,000 acres of land in northern Arizona from the public domain, and making it a reservation for "the Moqui [Hopi] Indians and other Indians that the President should decide to settle thereon." The US government suspected there were large coal deposits on Hopi land--which turned out, when surveyed in 1909, to be the largest in the US--and that other valuable minerals might be found there as well.
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