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ki·va

 (kē′və)
n.
An underground or partly underground chamber in a Pueblo village, used by the men especially for ceremonies or councils.

[Hopi kíva.]

kiva

(ˈkiːvə)
n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) a large underground or partly underground room in a Pueblo Indian village, used chiefly for religious ceremonies
[from Hopi]

ki•va

(ˈki və)

n., pl. -vas.
a large chamber in a Pueblo Indian village, often wholly or partly underground, used for religious ceremonies and other purposes.
[1870–75, Amer.; < Hopi]

kiva

- In Native American Pueblo practices, an underground chamber used by the males for religious rites.
See also related terms for males.
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The collaboration between MetLife Foundation and Kiva to launch the 'Take Action' campaign will offer a unique opportunity to MetLife employees in Asia to get involved and help people who lack access to traditional financing."
One way the Foundation addresses accessibility is by working with organizations like Kiva that provide ways for low-income people, including entrepreneurs and small business owners, to access credit and financing.'
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