Mohave

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

Definition of Mohave

plural Mohave or Mohaves also Mojave or Mojaves
1 a :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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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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