noun (plural same or Shoshones)
- 1A member of an American Indian people living chiefly in Wyoming, Idaho, and Nevada.More example sentences
- The next day Lewis walked ahead with three men to find the Shoshones and horses for portage.
- Traditional Western Shoshones like Carrie Dann have been fighting to get their land back throughout most of this century.
- Cradleboards were in widespread use among Shoshones in Battle Mountain, South Fork, and Duck Valley in 1989.
- 2 [mass noun] The Uto-Aztecan language of the Shoshone.More example sentences
- Hovia means ‘music’ in Shoshone, and is pronounced ‘hoo-vee-ya’.
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- Relating to the Shoshone or their language.More example sentences
- I thank God that my grandfather left behind such a testimony for his Shoshone people.
- But the arrival of the White people started the end of the way of life for the Shoshone people.
- In days gone by, Paiute and Shoshone Indians tried to tap the hardy trees' power by drinking their sap.
of unknown origin.
More definitions of ShoshoneDefinition of Shoshone in:
- The US English dictionary