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Hohokam

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noun, Ho·ho·kam \ˌhō-hō-ˈkäm\

Definition of Hohokam

plural Hohokam

  1. :  a member of a prehistoric desert culture of the southwestern United States centering in the Gila Valley of Arizona and characterized especially by irrigated agriculture

Hohokam adjective


Origin of hohokam

O'odham (Uto-Aztecan language of southern Arizona) huhugam, literally, those who have gone


First Known Use: 1884


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