Hohokam

noun Ho·ho·kam \ ˌhō-hō-ˈkäm \

Definition of Hohokam

plural 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

Hohokam

adjective

Origin and Etymology of hohokam

O'odham (Uto-Aztecan language of southern Arizona) huhugam, literally, those who have gone


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