noun Sho·shone \shə-ˈshōn, -ˈshō-nē; ˈshō-ˌshōn\
plural Shoshones or Shoshoni also Shoshone or Shoshonis

Definition of SHOSHONE

:  a member of a group of American Indian peoples originally ranging through California, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming
:  the Uto-Aztecan language of the Shoshones

Variants of SHOSHONE

Sho·shone or Sho·sho·ni \shə-ˈshō-nē\

Origin of SHOSHONE

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1805


geographical name Sho·sho·ne \shə-ˈshō-nē, shə-ˈshōn\

Definition of SHOSHONE

river 120 miles (193 kilometers) NW Wyoming flowing NE into Bighorn River


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