Definition of Hohokam
: a member of a prehistoric desert culture of the southwestern U.S. centering in the Gila Valley of Arizona and characterized especially by irrigated agriculture
Origin and Etymology of hohokam
O'odham (Uto-Aztecan language of southern Arizona) huhugam, literally, those who have gone
First Known Use: 1884
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