Chiricahua

noun
Chir·​i·​ca·​hua | \ ˌchir-ə-ˈkä-wə How to pronounce Chiricahua (audio) \
plural Chiricahua or Chiricahuas

Definition of Chiricahua

: a member of an Apache people of Arizona

First Known Use of Chiricahua

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Chiricahua

Chiricahua Mountains, southeast Arizona

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Chiricahua

Time Traveler for Chiricahua

Time Traveler

The first known use of Chiricahua was in 1885

See more words from the same year

Statistics for Chiricahua

Cite this Entry

“Chiricahua.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chiricahua. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

Comments on Chiricahua

What made you want to look up Chiricahua? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

July 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • papercraft sunset
  • Which is a synonym of mien?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!