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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.]


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]


(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.
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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Many of them are still entire; and in them I dug, from under the dust of centuries, dried and shrunken corn-cobs, bits of pottery, an ancient basket of woven yucca fibre exactly such as is made to-day by the Pueblos of remote, cliff-perched Moqui, and a few arrow-heads and other stone implements.
At least seventeen tribal communities were represented in the Outdoors Living Exhibit, including the Kwakiutl, Iroquois, Chippewa, Lakota, Menominee, Winnebago, Choctaw, Chiricahua Apache, Navajo, Cree, Moqui, Penobscot, Coahuila, Papago, Yaqui, Passamaquoddy, and Zuni.
Many geologists think that Escalante's Moqui Marbles represent a terrestrial parallel.
Debieronse no poco fomento las misiones del Nayarit, y las del Moqui y Nuevo Mexico.
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.
Moqui Lund of Glendale remembers her husband running downstairs to check on their two daughters.
Si este puerto lo que Dios permita estuviera en poder de otra Potencia no solamente se cortaba de todo el hilo de las conquistas hacia el norte sino que tambien se perdia la esperanza de conseguir la mucha riqueza que promete Moqui y sus provincias fronteras, y la paz, y tranquilidad de lo reducidos se verja en sumo peligro.
nemohuani: ti mohuihuixohua ya timotzetzelohua nican moqui nochan
Be ready for Anasazi petroglyphs and Moqui steps, beavertail cactus, and glowing sunset photos.