Shoshone

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noun Sho·shone \shə-ˈshōn, -ˈshō-nē; ˈshō-ˌshōn\
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Shoshoni

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Definition of Shoshone

plural

Shoshones

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Shoshoni

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Shoshone

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Shoshonis

  1. 1 :  a member of a group of American Indian peoples originally ranging through California, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming

  2. 2 :  the Uto-Aztecan language of the Shoshones

Origin and Etymology of shoshone

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1805


Shoshone

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geographical name Sho·sho·ne \shə-ˈshō-nē, shə-ˈshōn\

Definition of Shoshone

  1. river 120 miles (193 kilometers) long in northwestern Wyoming flowing northeast into the Bighorn River


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