Mohave

noun Mo·ha·ve \mōˈhävē, -hȧv-, -vi\
variants: less commonly

Mojave

\mōˈhävē, -hȧv-, -vi\

Definition of Mohave

plural

Mohave

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Mohaves

also

Mojave

or

Mojaves

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

  2. 2 :  a Yuman language of the Mohave people

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Origin and Etymology of 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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