Definitions for kiowaˈkaɪ ə wə, -ˌwɑ, -ˌweɪ
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Ki•o•waˈkaɪ ə wə, -ˌwɑ, -ˌweɪ(n.)(pl.)-was; -wa.
a member of a Plains Indian people living between the Arkansas and Red rivers in the mid-19th century: later confined to a reservation in the Indian Territory.
the language of the Kiowa, akin to the Tanoan languages.
a member of a Tanoan people living in the southwestern United States
the Tanoan language spoken by the Kiowa
The Kiowa people of North America, currently in Oklahoma.
The Kiowa language of the Kiowa-Tanoan language family.