navajo es \na"va*joes\ (?), n. pl.; sing. navajo (&?;). (ethnol.) a tribe of indians inhabiting new mexico and arizona, allied to the apaches. they are now largely engaged in agriculture. navajo n 1. a member of an athapaskan people that migrated to arizona and new mexico and utah [syn: navaho, navajo]
2. the athapaskan language spoken by the navaho people [syn: navaho, navajo]
The Navajo ( or Naabeehó) are a Native American people of the Southwestern United States. They are the second largest federally recognized tribe in the United States with 300,460 enrolled tribal members as of 2015. The Navajo Nation constitutes an independent governmental body that manages the Navajo reservation in the Four Corners area, including over 27,000 square miles of land in Arizona, Utah, and New Mexico. The Navajo language is spoken throughout the region with most Navajo speaking English as well.
Dictionary source: JM Languages
English to English translation of Navajo Noun 1. a member of an Athapaskan people that migrated to Arizona and New Mexico and Utah (synonym) Navaho (hypernym) Athapaskan, Athapascan, Athabaskan, Athabascan 2. the Athapaskan language spoken by the Navaho people (synonym) Navaho (hypernym) Athapaskan, Athapascan, Athabaskan, Athabascan, Athapaskan language