Cho·​no | \ ˈchō(ˌ)nō \
plural Chono or Chonos

Definition of Chono

1 : an extinct Indian people that formerly inhabited the Chonos archipelago and the adjacent coast of Chile
2 : a member of the Chono people

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Other Words from Chono

Chonoan \ ˈchōnəwən \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Chono

Spanish, of American Indian origin

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“Chono.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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