Definition of Kamia

1. Noun. A member of a North American Indian people of southeastern California and northwestern Mexico.

Generic synonyms: Hoka, Hokan



2. Noun. The Yuman language spoken by the Kamia.
Generic synonyms: Yuman

Kamia Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kamia

Kambujiya
Kamchadal
Kamchadals
Kamchatka
Kamchatka Peninsula
Kamchatkan
Kamchatkan sea eagle
Kamchatkans
Kamchukchee
Kamchukotic
Kamehameha I
Kamehameha the Great
Kameron
Kamet
Kami
Kamia (current term)
Kamilarai
Kamilaroi
Kammon Strait Bridge
Kammryn
Kampala
Kampong
Kampuchea
Kampuchean
Kampucheans
Kamryn
Kamtschadale
Kamtschadales
Kan
Kan.

Literary usage of Kamia

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1. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1868)
"Two thousand dollars for the erection of a blacksmith's shop, to be located at Kamia, to aid in the completion of the smith's shop at the agency, ..."

2. Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition: During the Years 1838 by Charles Wilkes (1849)
"... passing through Tasman's Straits, which lie between the islands of Kamia and Vuna. Both of these have many reefs projecting from their shores. ..."

3. Historical Sketches of the Missions Under the Care of the Board of Foreign (1881)
"Mr. Spalding was stationed at Lapwai, and Mr. Cowley at Kamia, sixty miles to the ... In the school at Kamia seventy-three scholars were enrolled in 1872. ..."

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