Yaqui definition by Webster's New World
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Yaqui definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. Yaqui Yaqui or Ya·quis
- A member of a Native American people of Sonora, a state of northwest Mexico, now also located in southern Arizona. Many Yaqui sought asylum in the United States in the early 19th century because of conflict with the Mexican government.
- The Uto-Aztecan language of the Yaqui.
Origin: Spanish, from Yaqui hiaki.
Variant of Yaqui