Tepehuan

noun
Tep·​e·​huan | \ ¦tepə¦wän \
variants: or Tepehuane \ ˌ⸗⸗ˈwänē \
plural Tepehuan or Tepehuans or Tepehuane or Tepehuanes

Definition of Tepehuan

1a : a Piman people of Durango and adjacent states in northwestern Mexico
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Tepehuan people

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History and Etymology for Tepehuan

Mexican Spanish Tepehuán, Tepehuane, from Nahuatl Tepehuan, from tepetl mountain + huan at the junction of

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“Tepehuan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tepehuan. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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