the traditional dwelling of the Navajo Indians, built of earth walls supported by timbers
Origin of hoganNavajo hooghan, house
(born William Benjamin Hogan) 1912-97; U.S. golfer
A one-room Navajo structure traditionally built with the entrance facing east, used as a dwelling or for ceremonial purposes. Early hogans were made of earth-covered poles, with later models often built of logs, stones, and other materials.
Origin of hoganNavajo hooghan
From Navajo hooghan (“dwelling, house”).