Tohono O'odham

noun
To·​ho·​no O'odham | \ tō-ˈhō-nō- How to pronounce Tohono O'odham (audio) \
plural Tohono O'odham

Definition of Tohono O'odham

: a member of an American Indian people of southwestern Arizona and northwestern Mexico

First Known Use of Tohono O'odham

1987, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Tohono O'odham

O'odham tóhono ʔóʔodham, literally, desert people

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“Tohono O'odham.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tohono%20O%27odham. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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