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Comanche

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noun Co·man·che \kə-ˈman-chē\

Simple Definition of Comanche

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

Full Definition of Comanche

plural Comanche or Comanches

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people ranging from Wyoming and Nebraska south into New Mexico and northwestern Texas

  2. 2 :  the Uto-Aztecan language of the Comanche people

Origin of comanche

American Spanish, from Southern Paiute k i̵mmanciŋʷ i̵ Shoshones, strangers


First Known Use: 1806



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