Gileño

noun Gi·le·ño \gə̇ˈlān(ˌ)yō\

Definition of Gileño

plural

Gileño

or

Gileños

  1. 1 :  a group of Athapaskan peoples comprising the Chiricahua, Mimbreño, Mogollon, and Warm Spring Apaches of the Gila river headwaters in New Mexico and Arizona

  2. 2 :  a member of the Gileño peoples

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Origin and Etymology of gileño

Spanish, from the Gila river + Spanish -eño (suffix added to place names to form names of inhabitants)


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