Mogollon

noun, often attributive
Mo·​go·​llon | \ ˌmə-gə-ˈyōn How to pronounce Mogollon (audio) , ˌmō- \

Definition of Mogollon

: a prehistoric American Indian people inhabiting the mountains of eastern Arizona and western New Mexico

First Known Use of Mogollon

1855, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mogollon

Mogollon, mountain range and plateau in New Mexico

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The first known use of Mogollon was in 1855

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Cite this Entry

“Mogollon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mogollon. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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