Caliana

noun (1)
Ca·​lia·​na | \ kalˈyänə \
plural Caliana or Calianas

Definition of Caliana

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1a : an Indian people of Venezuela
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Caliana people constituting a language family

Calianá

noun (2)
Ca·​lia·​ná | \ ¦kalyə¦nä \
plural Calianá or Calianás

Definition of Calianá (Entry 2 of 2)

1a : a Tupi-Guaranian people of northeastern Brazil
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Calianá people

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History and Etymology for Caliana

Noun (1)

Spanish, of American Indian origin

Noun (2)

Portuguese, of American Indian origin

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“Caliana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Caliana. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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