Tiwa

noun
Ti·​wa
variants: or less commonly Tigua \ ˈtēwə \
plural Tiwa or Tiwas also Tigua or Tiguas

Definition of Tiwa

1a : any of several Tanoan peoples of north and south central New Mexico
b : a member of any of such peoples
2 : the language of the Tiwa peoples

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History and Etymology for Tiwa

Spanish tigua, of American Indian origin

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“Tiwa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tiwa. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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