A member of an Apache tribe formerly inhabiting western Texas, with a present-day population in southern New Mexico.
The Apachean language of this tribe.
Lipan Sentence Examples
George himself as a boy of fourteen took part in the great battle of Lipan, which marks the downfall of the more advanced Taborites.
On the 30th of May of that year the Taborite army, led by Prokop the Great and Prokop the Less, who both fell in the battle, was totally defeated and almost annihilated at Lipan.
The Taborite party never recovered from its defeat at Lipan, and after the town of Tabor had been captured by George of Podèbrad in 1452 Utraquist religious worship was established there.
The two armies met at Lipan, near Kolin, on the 30th of May 1 434.
For some years after the death of John Huss (1415), the majority of his followers were split into two contending factions: the Hussite Wars began; and the net result of the conflict seemed to be that while the Utraquists, content with the grant of the cup to the laity, were recognized by the pope as the national Church of Bohemia (1433), the more radical Taborites were defeated at the battle of Lipan (1434) and ceased to exist.