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yuman


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Yuman  \Yu"man\,  a. 
  Designating,  or  pertaining  to  an  important  linguistic  stock 
  of  North  American  Indians  of  the  southwestern  United  States 
  and  northwestern  Mexico,  nearly  all  agriculturists  and  adept 
  potters  and  basket  makers.  Their  usual  dwelling  is  the  brush 
  wikiup,  and  in  their  native  state  they  wear  little  clothing. 
  The  Yuma,  Maricopa,  Mohave,  Walapi,  and  Yavapai  are  among  the 
  chief  tribes,  all  of  fine  physique. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Yuman 
  n  :  a  group  of  language  of  the  Hokan  family  in  Arizona  and 
  California  and  Mexico  [syn:  {Yuman}] 




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