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Maricopa

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Maricopa the Yuman language spoken by the Maricopa and the Halchidhoma
    • n Maricopa a member of a North American Indian people of the Gila river valley in Arizona
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Usage

In literature:

The last day's march took us across the Gila River, over the Maricopa desert, and brought us to the Salt River.
"Vanished Arizona" by Martha Summerhayes
The sheepmen have now got distributin' points for wool an' sheep at Maricopa an' Phoenix.
"To the Last Man" by Zane Grey
At the Pimo and Maricopa villages are found wheat, corn, tobaco, and cotton, besides melons, pumpkins, beans, etc.
"Memoir of the Proposed Territory of Arizona" by Sylvester Mowry
In the valley of the Gila and on its tributaries from the northeast are the Pimas, Maricopas, and Papagos.
"Canyons of the Colorado" by J. W. Powell
Maricopa County is one of great extent.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume IX." by Benjamin Harrison
In 1856 Turner adopted Yuma as a family name, and placed under it Cuchan, Coco-Maricopa, Mojave and Diegeno.
"Indian Linguistic Families Of America, North Of Mexico" by John Wesley Powell
Thirty miles east on the Maricopa road!
"A Wounded Name" by Charles King
We will show him alive to the squaws of the Maricopa.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
First warning was from the Maricopa boy who came running from the spring, saying they had killed his brother.
"Tonio, Son of the Sierras" by Charles King
The Pimas and Maricopas are greatly interested in the education of their children.
"The Indian Question (1874)" by Francis A. Walker
Not since the last time he came to the mines from Maricopa.
"Red Men and White" by Owen Wister
Here we lay over a day, as our next march was to be to the Maricopa Wells, forty miles distant, the dreaded Gila Desert.
"Frontier service during the rebellion" by George H. Pettis
I have seen Maricopas roll theirs in ringlets.
"Aw-Aw-Tam Indian Nights" by J. William Lloyd
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In news:

Arrest Records, Maritime Cybersecurity, Maricopa County Immigration, and More.
Scandal rocks Maricopa, leaving uncertain future.
Bristol Palin's Home For Rent In Maricopa .
Maricopa to Introduce Electronic Record-keeping.
PHOENIX — Maricopa County lawmakers plan to invest up to $10 million in an electronic records system in an effort to improve substandard inmate healthcare services and record keeping.
MARSHALL SHORE Maricopa County Library District.
The Man Who Said No to Dewey: Marshall Shore, Maricopa County Library District.
Maricopa County Sheriff's spokesman Officer Christopher Hegstrom says the single-engine plane went down at about 1 pm Sunday and it took more than an hour to find the aircraft.
Maricopa County Attorney's Office looking into victims' confusion over plea deal.
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery.
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain gestures during a news conference with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, not seen, at Arpaio's office Monday, Oct 17, 2011, in Phoenix.
The Justice Department said Thursday that Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona's Maricopa County is not cooperating in an investigation into whether his department has used racial profiling in sweeps to catch illegal immigrants.
A group of Boy Scouts who failed to return from their hike late Saturday afternoon was located by a Maricopa County Sheriff's Office search team at about 1:30 am Sunday.
Find your polling place (Maricopa County).
Ferrigno is one of a few stars who have chosen to join Maricopa County's Joe Arpaio to form a posse to combat illegal immigration on the border.
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