Kiowa definition

kīə-wô, -wä, -wā
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The Tanoan language of this people.
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A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting the southern Great Plains, with a present-day population in southwest Oklahoma. The Kiowa migrated onto the plains in the late 1600s from an earlier territory in western Montana.
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The Kiowa-Tanoan language of the Kiowa.
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A member of a North American Indian people formerly living in Colorado, Oklahoma, and other W states, and now living in Oklahoma.
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The Kiowa people of North America, currently in Oklahoma.
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The Kiowa language of the Kiowa-Tanoan language family.
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Origin of kiowa

  • Kiowa kↄygu Kiowa people

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition