Tarahumara

noun
Tar·​a·​hu·​ma·​ra | \ ˌter-ə-hü-ˈmär-ə How to pronounce Tarahumara (audio) , ˌta-rə-hü-ˈmär-ə \
plural Tarahumara or Tarahumaras

Definition of Tarahumara

1 : a member of an American Indian people living in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico
2 : the Uto-Aztecan language of the Tarahumara people

First Known Use of Tarahumara

1874, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Tarahumara

Spanish

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“Tarahumara.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tarahumara. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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