Definition of Tanoan

1. Noun. A family of North American Indian language spoken in southwestern United States.

Exact synonyms: Tanoan Language
Generic synonyms: American Indian, American-indian Language, Amerind, Amerindian Language, Indian
Specialized synonyms: Kiowa



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tanoan

Tangier
Tangier pea
Tangier peavine
Tangiers
Tanglish
Tango Uniform
Tangshan
Tanguy
Tania
Tanimbars
Tannenberg
Tanner
Tannese
Tanoan
Tanoan language
Tans
Tantalus
Tantilla
Tantra
Tantric
Tantrik
Tantrism
Tantrist
Tanya
Tanzania
Tanzanian
Tanzanian Sign Language
Tanzanian monetary unit

Literary usage of Tanoan

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The inhabitants are of tanoan stock, law-abiding and prosperous and owners of productive farms. Pop. about 500. JENA, ya'na, Germany, town, miles east of ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The inhabitants are of tanoan stock, law-abiding and prosperous and owners of productive farms. Pop. about 500. JENA, yä'nä, Germany, town, miles east of ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Its inhabitants, of tanoan Shoshonean stock, are all that remain of an important tribe occupying some ten villages in the same region when first known to ..."

4. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico V. 3/4 by Frederick Webb Hodge (2003)
"had departed and the pueblo was almost in ruins on their return in 1681. The entire Piros division of the tanoan family probably ..."

5. Hopi Katcinas Drawn by Native Artists by Jesse Walter Fewkes (1903)
"... regarded as one of the 83 tanoan names for Hopi ... 122-124 tanoan pueblo, buffalo dance at 43 Tan towa. Xff, Sun clan. ..."

6. Basis of American History, 1500-1900 by Livingston Farrand (1904)
"The present pueblos, though exhibiting practically the same culture, are distributed between four different linguistic stocks: the tanoan, the Keresan, ..."

7. Basis of American History, 1500-1900 by Livingston Farrand (1906)
"The present pueblos, though exhibiting practically the same culture, are distributed between four different linguistic stocks: the tanoan, the Keresan, ..."

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