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Apache

noun \ə-ˈpa-chē, in sense 3 ə-ˈpash\

: a member of a Native American people of the southwestern U.S.

plural Apache or Apach·es\-ˈpa-chēz; -ˈpash, -ˈpa-shəz\

Full Definition of APACHE

1
:  a member of a group of American Indian peoples of the southwestern United States
2
:  any of the Athabascan languages of the Apache people
3
not capitalized [French, from Apache Apache Indian]
a :  a member of a gang of criminals especially in Paris
b :  ruffian
Apach·e·an \ə-ˈpa-chē-ən\ adjective or noun

Origin of APACHE

American Spanish, perhaps from Zuni ʔa·paču Navajo, Apachean
First Known Use: 1703

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