[hoh-pee] /ˈhoʊ pi/

noun, plural Hopis (especially collectively) Hopi for 1.
a member of a Pueblo Indian people of northern Arizona.
a Uto-Aztecan language, the language of the Hopi Indians.
(pl) -pis, -pi. a member of a North American Indian people of NE Arizona
the language of this people, belonging to the Shoshonean subfamily of the Uto-Aztecan family

Pueblo people of the U.S. southwest, from Pueblo hopi, literally “well-mannered, civilized.”


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