Hopi

noun
Ho·​pi | \ ˈhō-(ˌ)pē How to pronounce Hopi (audio) \
plural Hopi or Hopis

Definition of Hopi

1 : a member of an American Indian people of northeastern Arizona
2 : the Uto-Aztecan language of the Hopi people

First Known Use of Hopi

1877, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Hopi

Hopi hópi, literally, good, peaceful

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4 May 2021

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“Hopi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hopi. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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Hopi

noun
Ho·​pi | \ ˈhō-pē How to pronounce Hopi (audio) \
plural Hopi or Hopis

Kids Definition of Hopi

1 : a member of a tribe of indigenous people of northeastern Arizona
2 : the language of the Hopi people

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