Definitions for yumanˈyu mən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Yu•manˈyu mən(n.)

  1. a family of languages spoken by American Indian peoples of the lower Colorado River valley and adjacent areas in W Arizona, S California, and N Baja California.

    Category: Peoples

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Yuman(adj)

    a group of language of the Hokan family in Arizona and California and Mexico

  2. Yuman(adj)

    of or relating to the language or culture of the Yuma people


  1. Quechan

    The Quechan are a Native American tribe who live on the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation on the lower Colorado River in Arizona and California just north of the Mexican border. Members are enrolled into the Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation. The federally recognized Quechan tribe's main office is located in Fort Yuma, Arizona. Its operations and the majority of its reservation land are located in California, United States.


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