HyperDic: nez_perce

English > 2 senses of the expression Nez Perce:
NOUNperson Nez Percea member of a tribe of the Shahaptian people living on the pacific coast
communicationNez Percethe Shahaptian language spoken by the Nez Perce
English > Nez Perce: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of a tribe of the Shahaptian people living on the pacific coast.
InstancesJoseph, Chief Josephleader of the Nez Perce in their retreat from United States troops (1840-1904)
BroaderShahaptian, Sahaptin, SahaptinoA member of a North American Indian people who lived in Oregon along the Columbia river and its tributaries in Washington and northern Idaho
SpanishNez Perce
English > Nez Perce: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe Shahaptian language spoken by the Nez Perce.
BroaderShahaptian, SahaptinA Penutian language spoken by the Shahaptian

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