HyperDic: shoshone

English > 2 senses of the word Shoshone:
NOUNperson Shoshone, Shoshonia member of the North American Indian people (related to the Aztecs) of the southwestern United States
communicationShoshonethe language spoken by the Shoshone (belonging to the Uto-Aztecan family)
Shoshone > pronunciation
Soundsshowshow'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > Shoshone: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of the North American Indian people (related to the Aztecs) of the southwestern United States.
SynonymShoshoni
InstancesSacagawea, SacajaweaThe Shoshone guide and interpreter who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition part of the way
NarrowerComancheA member of the Shoshonean people who formerly lived between Wyoming and the Mexican border but are now chiefly in Oklahoma
HopiA member of the Shoshonean people of northeastern Arizona
Paiute, PiuteA member of either of two Shoshonean peoples (northern Paiute and southern Paiute) related to the Aztecs and living in the southwestern United States
UteA member of the Shoshonean people of Utah and Colorado and New Mexico
BroaderAmerindian, Native AmericanAny member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived
Spanishshoshone, Shoshone, shoshoni, Shoshoni, shoshón
Catalanshoshoni
English > Shoshone: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe language spoken by the Shoshone (belonging to the Uto-Aztecan family).
BroaderShoshonean, Shoshonean language, Shoshonian, Shoshonian languageA subfamily of Uto-Aztecan languages spoken mainly in the southwestern United States

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