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n. pl. Zoque also Zo·ques
1. A member of a group of indigenous peoples of Chiapas and adjacent Mexican states.
2. Any of the Mixe-Zoquean languages spoken by these peoples.
[Spanish zoque, tzoque, of unknown origin.]
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