Mohave

noun
Mo·​ha·​ve
variants: or less commonly Mojave \ mōˈhävē , -​hȧv-​ , -​vi \
plural Mohave or Mohaves also Mojave or Mojaves

Definition of Mohave

1a : an Indian people of the Colorado river valley in Arizona, California, and Nevada
b : a member of such people
2 : a Yuman language of the Mohave people

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History and Etymology for Mohave

Mohave hamakhava three mountains; from the peaks near Needles, California, regarded by the Mohave as the center of their territory

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“Mohave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mohave. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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