Yaqui

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noun Ya·qui \ ˈyä-kē \

Definition of Yaqui

1 :a member of an American Indian people of Sonora, Mexico
2 :the Uto-Aztecan language of the Yaqui people

Origin and Etymology of yaqui

Mexican Spanish, alteration of earlier hiaqui, probably from Yaqui hiyaki, the Yaqui River


Yaquí

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geographical name Ya·quí \ yä-ˈkē \

Definition of Yaquí

river 420 miles (676 kilometers) long in the state of Sonora, northwestern Mexico, flowing southwest into the Gulf of California

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