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 (tär′ə-ho͞o-mär′ə, tăr′-)
n. pl. Tarahumara or Ta·ra·hu·ma·ras
1. A member of a Native American people of north-central Mexico.
2. The Uto-Aztecan language of the Tarahumara.

[American Spanish, from alteration of Tarahumara Rarámuri, the people, Tarahumara.]
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(ˌtɑr ə huˈmɑr ə, ˌtær-)

n., pl. -ras, (esp. collectively) -ra.
1. a member of an American Indian people of the Sierra Madre region of the state of Chihuahua, Mexico.
2. the Uto-Aztecan language of the Tarahumara.
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Noun1.Tarahumara - a member of the Taracahitian people of north central Mexico
Taracahitian - a member of a group of peoples of Mexico
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As Renee Riese Hubert points out, "Artaud's major texts on Mexico are unquestionably the essays collected under the title D'un Voyage au Pays des Tarahumaras (A Voyage to the Land of the Tarahumara) much of it written during his internment at Rodez.
Far from "la coalition infernale des etres qui ont accapare et pollue la conscience comme ils desordonnent la Realite," both writers encountered cultures where the Indian voice was still alive and well (Les Tarahumaras 101).
I studied the running style of Tarahumaras, a tribal group of Mexico who run long distances even in their 60s without any injuries," Arora exclaims.
Gonzalez Rodriguez, 1994: 92), escribia de los Tarahumaras: "Comian una planta llamada jicuri (peyote) para poder atrapar muchas fieras, para poder saber muchas cosas y, sobre todo, para incitarse a la libido".