Ho·​he ˈhō-(ˌ)hā How to pronounce Hohe (audio)
plural Hohe
: a member of a First Nations people originally of the Great Plains between the upper Missouri and middle Saskatchewan rivers : assiniboine

Word History


borrowed from Dakota hóhe, name for the Assiniboine in other Sioux dialects, of obscure origin

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Hohe was in 1859

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Cite this Entry

“Hohe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hohe. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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