Definition of Arapaho

1. Noun. A member of a tribe of Plains Indians formerly inhabiting eastern Colorado and Wyoming (now living in Oklahoma and Wyoming).

Exact synonyms: Arapahoe
Generic synonyms: Algonquian, Algonquin, Buffalo Indian, Plains Indian



2. Noun. The Algonquian language spoken by the Arapaho.
Exact synonyms: Arapahoe
Generic synonyms: Algonquian, Algonquian Language, Algonquin

Definition of Arapaho

1. Noun. A member of the Arapaho people ¹

2. Proper noun. A Native American people of Wyoming and Oklahoma. ¹

3. Proper noun. The Algonquian language of this people. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arapaho

Aran-Duchenne disease
Aran Islands
Aran jumper
Aranadan
Aranea
Aranea diademata
Araneae
Araneida
Aranese
Araneus
Araneus cavaticus
Arantius' ligament
Arantius' nodule
Arantius' ventricle
Aranyaka
Arapaho
Arapahoe
Arapahos
Ararat
Aras
Aras an Uachtaran
Arau
Arauca
Araucana
Araucania
Araucanian
Araucanians
Araucanization
Araucaria araucana
Araucaria bidwillii

Literary usage of Arapaho

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cheyenne by George Amos Dorsey (1905)
"The dancers of the Cheyenne ceremony are, as a rule, not those who have pledged to dance as among the arapaho, but they dance because they belong to the ..."

2. The Ghost-dance Religion and the Sioux Outbreak of 1890 by James Mooney (1896)
"In the westward migration the Cheyenne took a more southerly direction toward the country of the Black hills, while the arapaho continued more nearly ..."

3. North American Indians of the Plains by Clark Wissler (1920)
"arapaho Women's Society. combined with appropriate ceremonial, ... An unusually complete set of the regalia of the arapaho series is exhibited in the Museum ..."

4. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1903)
"He states that the circular excavation inside the Sweat Lodge, where the heated stones are placed, is called "Opened Brains," referring to an arapaho myth. ..."

5. Annual Report of the Attorney-general of the United States by United States Dept. of Justice, United States Attorney-General (1892)
"... Yuma Apache and arapaho Apache and Cheyenne Apache and Kickapoo Apache and Comanche Apache and Kiowa Apache and Mad River Apache and Navajo Apache and ..."

6. A History of Oklahoma by Joseph Bradfield Thoburn, Isaac Mason Holcomb (1908)
"The Cheyenne and arapaho Indians having accepted allotments of lands in severalty, ... tThe opening of the Cheyenne and arapaho country to settlement was ..."

7. Technique of Some South American Feather-work by Charles Williams Mead (1908)
"Usually the arapaho paint only two diamonds on each limb; but four have been seen on the northern arapaho pledger, as in this picture. ..."

8. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1908)
"Usually the arapaho paint only two diamonds on each limb; but four have been seen on the northern arapaho pledger, as in this picture. ..."

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