Definitions for PIMAˈpi mə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Pima(noun)

    a member of the North American Indian people living in southern Arizona and northern Mexico

  2. Pima(noun)

    the Uto-Aztecan language spoken by the Pima

Wiktionary

  1. Pima(ProperNoun)

    a group of American Indians living in an area consisting of what is now central and southern Arizona (USA) and Sonora (Mexico).

Freebase

  1. Pima people

    The Pima /ˈpiːmə/ are a group of Indigenous Americans living in an area consisting of what is now central and southern Arizona. Currently the majority population of the surviving two bands of the Akimel O'odham is based in two reservations: the Keli Akimel O'otham on the Gila River Indian Community and the On'k Akimel O'odham on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. They are also closely related to other river people, the Ak-Chin O'odham, now forming the Ak-Chin Indian Community, and the Sobaipuri, whose descendants still reside on the San Xavier Indian Reservation or Wa:k and in the Salt River Indian Community. Together with the kindred Tohono O'odham of Eastern Papagueria and the Hia C-ed O'odham of the Western Papagueria they form the Upper O'otham or Upper Pima. The short name, "Pima" is believed to have come from the phrase pi 'añi mac or pi mac, meaning "I don't know," used repeatedly in their initial meetings with Europeans.

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  1. Corrections Director Charles Ryan:

    In fact, the Pima County medical examiner is cited as reporting that the breathing pattern exhibited by the inmate prior to his death is a normal bodily response to dying, even in someone highly sedated.

  2. Corrections Director Charles Ryan:

    This independent review concluded that at all times following the administration of the execution protocol, the inmate was fully sedated, was totally unresponsive to stimuli, and as a result did not suffer, in fact, the Pima County medical examiner is cited as reporting that the breathing pattern exhibited by the inmate prior to his death is a normal bodily response to dying, even in someone highly sedated.

  3. Clay Corn:

    They have n’t gotten the message to us yet, i think mutual cooperation between our agencies would certainly benefit both of us since we are the agency that would be holding these prisoners. Communication appears more organized in Texas and Arizona, where getting the word out to sheriffs appeared to have worked. According to a spokeswoman for the El Paso County Sheriff ’s Office, jurisdictions received a letter from Texas Commission on Jail Standards on Nov. 25, 2014 stating The Priority Enforcement Program was replacing the Secure Communities Program. At the Pima County Adult Detention Complex in Tucson, Ariz., officials there say while communication with ICE has been fluid in recent years, the alleged murder in July of Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier by a criminal illegal alien who had been deported five previous times has heightened their vigilance in making the system work.

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