Northern Paiute

noun

Definition of Northern Paiute

1a : a group of Shoshonean peoples in western Nevada, southeastern Oregon, and northeastern California
b : a member of any such peoples
2 : any of the dialects of the Shoshonean language family spoken by the Northern Paiute peoples

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“Northern Paiute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Northern%20Paiute. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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