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Mojave

Native American people of Yuman stock living along the Colorado River, also Mohave, 1831, from native (Yuman) name, hamakhaav, perhaps containing aha "water."

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Definitions of Mojave

Mojave (n.)
a member of the North American Indian people formerly living in the Colorado river valley in Arizona and Nevada and California;
Synonyms: Mohave
Mojave (n.)
a desert area in southern California and western Arizona;
Synonyms: Mojave Desert / Mohave / Mohave Desert
Mojave (n.)
the Yuman language spoken by the Mohave;
Synonyms: Mohave
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