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Kiowa

noun Ki·o·wa \ˈkī-ə-ˌw, -ˌwä, -ˌwā\
plural Kiowa or Kiowas

Definition of KIOWA

1
:  a member of an American Indian people of what are now Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas
2
:  the language of the Kiowa people

Origin of KIOWA

ultimately from Kiowa kɔ́ygú, a self-designation
First Known Use: 1808

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