Shoshone

play
noun Sho·shone \ shə-ˈshōn , -ˈshō-nē ; ˈshō-ˌshōn \
variants: or Shoshoni play \shə-ˈshō-nē\

Definition of Shoshone

plural Shoshones or Shoshoni also Shoshone or Shoshonis
1 :a member of a group of American Indian peoples originally ranging through California, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming
2 :the Uto-Aztecan language of the Shoshones

Origin and Etymology of shoshone

origin unknown


Shoshone

play
geographical name Sho·sho·ne \ shə-ˈshō-nē , shə-ˈshōn \

Definition of Shoshone

river 120 miles (193 kilometers) long in northwestern Wyoming flowing northeast into the Bighorn River

SHOSHONE Defined for Kids

Shoshone

play
noun Sho·shone \ shə-ˈshōn , -ˈshō-nē; ˈshō-ˌshōn \
variants: or Shoshoni \shə-ˈshō-nē\

Definition of Shoshone for Students

plural Shoshones or Shoshoni
1 :a member of a group of American Indian peoples originally of California, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming
2 :the language of the Shoshones

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