Na-Dene

noun
\nä-ˈdā-(ˌ)nā, -ˈde-, -nē\

Definition of Na-Dene 

: a hypothetically related group of American Indian languages that includes the Athabascan family, Tlingit, and Haida

First Known Use of Na-Dene

1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Na-Dene

na- (from Haida na to dwell & Tlingit na people) + Dene Déné

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