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n. pl.1.(Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians inhabiting New Mexico and Arizona, allied to the Apaches. They are now largely engaged in agriculture.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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All attempts of the Americans to restrain the Navajos had failed, and he impressed upon Dodge "very plainly that the Navajoes were superior to any force which we [the Americans] can bring against them.
Backus, "An Account of the Navajoes of New Mexico," in Information Respecting the History, ed.
Day have grown up with the Navajoes and speak their language fluently we had the intention to make an agreement with them in accordance with which they were to instruct us in Navajo, and we then in other branches.

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