Definition of Navaho

1. Noun. A member of an Athapaskan people that migrated to Arizona and New Mexico and Utah.

Exact synonyms: Navajo
Generic synonyms: Athabascan, Athabaskan, Athapascan, Athapaskan

2. Noun. The Athapaskan language spoken by the Navaho.

Definition of Navaho

1. Proper noun. (alternative spelling of Navajo) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Navaho

Nauclea diderrichii
Naucrates ductor
Nauheim bath
Nauheim treatment
Nauru Island
Nauta's stain
Navajo white
Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division
Naval Research Laboratory
Naval Special Warfare
Naval Surface Warfare Center
Naval Underwater Warfare Center
Navan Fort

Literary usage of Navaho

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Indian in the United States, Period 1850-1914 by Warren King Moorehead (1914)
"THE navaho The great Shoshonean and Athapascan stocks extended from the ... Chief of the desert tribes is the navaho. Doctor Washington Matthews has ..."

2. The Mythology of All Races by John Arnott MacCulloch, Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, Alice Werner (1916)
"The fourth, the Patriarchal Age, chronicles the growth of the navaho nation in the days ... The lowest of the world-storeys, where the navaho myth begins, ..."

3. Archeological Explorations in Northeastern Arizona by Alfred Vincent Kidder, Samuel James Guernsey (1919)
"navaho PICTOGRAPHS During the course of our explorations we collected a few ... We saw some of them being drawn by navaho children, and all are probably of ..."

4. Indians of the Southwest by George Amos Dorsey (1903)
"qy The navaho Early History—Home Life and Industries — Wand, Plumed Arrow, Hosh- kawn and Fire Dances — Future of the navaho HEN a traveler journeys to ..."

5. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1904)
"5 THE navaho ORIGIN LEGEND. BY C. STANILAND WAKE. A large portion of the extremely interesting work by Dr. Washington Matthews, published for the American ..."

6. History of Arizona by Thomas Edwin Farish (1918)
"The navaho themselves do not use this name, except when trying to speak ... All do not know it, and none of the older generation pronounces it cor- navaho ..."

7. The Traditions of the Hopi by Henry R. Voth (1905)
"The navaho lived well there; they had good homes and near by some peach ... The navaho are very much afraid of something happening, so when his star fell ..."

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