Definition of Esselen

1. Noun. A member of a North American Indian people living on the California coast near Monterey.

Generic synonyms: Hoka, Hokan



2. Noun. The Hokan language spoken by the Esselen.
Generic synonyms: Hoka, Hokan

Definition of Esselen

1. Proper noun. An indigenous population native to the region of Big Sur on the Central Coast of California. ¹

2. Proper noun. The language of this people. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Esselen

Espana
Espanish
Esparanto
Esperantido
Esperantism
Esperantisms
Esperantist
Esperantists
Esperanto
Espoo
Espírito Santo
Esq
Esquimau
Esquimaux
Esquimo
Esselen (current term)
Essen
Essene
Essenes
Essenism
Essenisms
Esser graft
Esser operation
Essick's cell bands

Literary usage of Esselen

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1. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico V. 1/4 by Frederick Webb Hodge (2003)
"The original territory of the Esselen lay along the coast s. of Monterey, ... that the Esselen originally lived at Agua Caliente (Tassajara springs), ..."

2. American Anthropologist by American Anthropological Association (1890)
"He also told me that five years before an Esselen man lived near the ... This Esselen went south towards Santa Barbara and had not been heard of since. ..."

3. A Mission Record of the California Indians: From a Manuscript in the by Alfred Louis Kroeber, José Francisco de Paula Señán, Vicente Francisco Sarría (1910)
"*8 The mission of San Carlos, near Monterey, is so far as known the only one to which Indians of the Esselen family were brought, except perhaps that of ..."

4. The South African Conspiracy; Or, The Aims of Afrikanderdom by Frederick William Bell (1900)
"and by Transvaal burghers like Mr. Ewald Esselen and Mr. Eugene Marais. ... However, instead of trusting myself to write about Mr. Esselen, ..."

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