Shoshone meaning

shō-shō'nē
A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting parts of Idaho, northern Utah, eastern Oregon, and western Montana, with a present-day population mostly in southeast Idaho.
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A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting the Great Basin area of Idaho, Utah, and Nevada south to Death Valley, California, with a present-day population mostly in Nevada.
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A member of a Native American people inhabiting the Wind River valley of western Wyoming.
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Any of the Uto-Aztecan languages of any of the Shoshone peoples.
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A member of a group of North American Indians scattered over Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, and California.
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The Shoshonean language of this people.
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River in NW Wyo., flowing northeast into the Bighorn River: c. 100 mi (161 km)
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Origin of shoshone

  • Probably from an Eastern Shoshone band name
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition