Fernandeño

noun Fer·nan·de·ño \ ˌfərnənˈdān(ˌ)yō , ˌfer- \

Definition of Fernandeño

plural Fernandeño or Fernandeños
1 : a Shoshonean people of the valley of the Los Angeles river, California
2 : a member of the Fernandeño people

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Origin and Etymology of fernandeño

Spanish fernandeño, from San Fernando, Franciscan mission in Los Angeles county, California + Spanish -eño (suffix added to place names to form names of inhabitants)


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