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Navajo

Athabaskan people and language, 1780, from Spanish Apaches de Nabaju (1629), from Tewa (Tanoan) Navahu, said to mean literally "large field" or "large planted field," containing nava "field" and hu "valley." Spanish Navajo was used 17c. in reference to the area now in northwestern New Mexico.

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Definitions of Navajo from WordNet

Navajo (n.)
a member of an Athapaskan people that migrated to Arizona and New Mexico and Utah;
Synonyms: Navaho
Navajo (n.)
the Athapaskan language spoken by the Navaho;
Synonyms: Navaho
From wordnet.princeton.edu