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Cochise

(c. 1815-1874), leader of the Chiricahua Apache people; his name is Athabaskan, perhaps from chizh "firewood" (compare ko-chizh "his firewood"), or from ch'izhi "the rough one."

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Cochise from WordNet

Cochise (n.)
Apache leader of the resistance to United States troops in Arizona (1812-1874);
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