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Tewa

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noun Te·wa \ˈtā-wə, ˈtē-\

Definition of Tewa

  1. 1 :  a member of a Pueblo Indian people of New Mexico and Arizona

  2. 2 :  the language of the Tewa people



Origin and Etymology of tewa

American Spanish Tegua, from Tewa téwa, a self-designation


First Known Use: 1844


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