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(təˈnoʊ ən)

a group of languages spoken by several Pueblo Indian peoples of N and central New Mexico, constituting together with the language of the Kiowa Indians a single language family (Kiowa-Tanoan).
[1891 American Spanish Tagno]
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Noun1.Tanoan - a family of North American Indian language spoken in southwestern United States
American-Indian language, Amerind, Amerindian language, American Indian, Indian - any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
Kiowa - the Tanoan language spoken by the Kiowa
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Brittany Hall, NALP Case & Associates Tulsa OK Justin Hartwich, Allegro at Tanoan Albuquerque NM NALP Apts.
The Tanoan Pueblos of this area are divided into Tewa, Tiwa, and Towa.