Definition of Cocopa
1. Noun. A member of a North American Indian people living around the mouth of the Colorado River.
2. Noun. The Yuman language spoken by the Cocopa.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cocopa
Literary usage of Cocopa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico V. 1/4 by Frederick Webb Hodge (2003)
"The cocopa were reputed to be less hostile than the Yuma or the Mohave, ... The cocopa houses of recent time range in character from the brush arbor for ..."
2. A Journal of American Ethnology and Archæology by Jesse Walter Fewkes (1892)
"Upon this statement a great many chiefs gathered in council, and agreed upon killing the negro, so that he 1 The cocopa villages are scattered be- an Indian ..."
3. On the Trail of a Spanish Pioneer: The Diary and Itinerary of Francisco by Francisco Tomás Hermenegildo Garcés (1900)
"FWH In June, 1852, Bartlett notices the cocopa as follows, Narr., ii, p. ... As Garces states, they and their cocopa kindred were not on friendly terms. ..."
4. Report of the Secretary and the Financial Report of the Executive Committee by Smithsonian Institution (1921)
"Densmore assisting in the enrollment by writing their cocopa names in simple ... Forty cocopa songs were recorded, comprising songs of two representative ..."