Definition of Kamia
1. Noun. A member of a North American Indian people of southeastern California and northwestern Mexico.
2. Noun. The Yuman language spoken by the Kamia.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kamia
Literary usage of Kamia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."