Definition of Hokan

1. Noun. A family of Amerindian languages spoken in California.




2. Noun. A member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Hokan languages.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hokan

Hogmanay
Hogness box
Hogrebe
Hogtown
Hogwarts
Hohenlinden
Hohenzollern
Hohenzollern empire
Hoheria
Hoheria populnea
Hohhot
Hohokam
Hoisanese
Hoka
Hokan (current term)
Hokeday
Hokey Cokey
Hokie
Hokies
Hokkaido
Hokkianese
Hokkien
Hokusai
Holargos
Holarrhena
Holarrhena antidysenterica
Holarrhena pubescens
Holbein
Holbein the Elder

Literary usage of Hokan

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1. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1914)
"... .hokan Reservoir trated description of the works, with historical details and explanation of the operation and other information. 4000 w. ..."

2. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1918)
"Harrington had previously announced the genetic relationship of Chumash and Yuman, a typical Hokan group of dialects. Thus the linking of Washo with ..."

3. History of Corea, Ancient and Modern: With Description of Manners and by John Ross (1891)
"Hokan sent one of his officers to lead home the fugitives, but, while on the way, Kwei pounced upon and defeated him, again sacked ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1922)
"Penutian J Oregon Penutian [ Tsimshian f Yuki Hokan V. Hokan-Siouan - VI. Artec-Tanoan t Coahuiltecan group Keres Tunica group Siouan-Yuchi-Musko- ..."

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