- pl. -·das· or -·da· a member of a North American Indian people living mainly on islands of British Columbia and Alaska
- the language of this people, of uncertain relationship but thought by some scholars to be distantly related to Tlingit and the Athabaskan languages
Origin of Haidaa self-designation, literally , people
of the Haidas or their language or culture
nounpl. Haida or Hai·das
- A member of a Native American people inhabiting the Queen Charlotte Islands of British Columbia, Canada, and Prince of Wales Island in Alaska.
- Any or all of the language varieties spoken by the Haida.
Origin of HaidaHaida &hlowdot;à·t'e·, &hlowdot;à·de·, the people, from &hlowdot;à·ta·, &hlowdot;à·da·, to be human.
- an indigenous nation of the Northwest Coast of North America, living primarily in British Columbia and Alaska.
- the indigenous language of this people.