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Saltos de línea: Sho|shone
Pronunciación: /ʃəˈʃəʊni

Definición de Shoshone en inglés:

sustantivo (plural igual or Shoshones)

1A member of an American Indian people living chiefly in Wyoming, Idaho, and Nevada.
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.
Example sentences
  • Hovia means ‘music’ in Shoshone, and is pronounced ‘hoo-vee-ya’.


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Relating to the Shoshone or their language.
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.


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