Shoshone

Definitions of Shoshone
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n a member of the North American Indian people (related to the Aztecs) of the southwestern United States

Synonyms:
Shoshoni
Examples:
Sacagawea
the Shoshone guide and interpreter who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition part of the way
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Comanche
a member of the Shoshonean people who formerly lived between Wyoming and the Mexican border but are now chiefly in Oklahoma
Hopi
a member of the Shoshonean people of northeastern Arizona
Paiute, Piute
a member of either of two Shoshonean peoples (northern Paiute and southern Paiute) related to the Aztecs and living in the southwestern United States
Ute
a member of the Shoshonean people of Utah and Colorado and New Mexico
Type of:
American Indian, Indian, Red Indian
a member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived

n the language spoken by the Shoshone (belonging to the Uto-Aztecan family)

Type of:
Shoshonean, Shoshonean language, Shoshonian, Shoshonian language
a subfamily of Uto-Aztecan languages spoken mainly in the southwestern United States

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