Definition of Comanche noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kəˈmæntʃi//
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈmæntʃi//
(pl. Comanche, Comanches)
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a member of a Native American people, many of whom live in the US state of Oklahoma Word OriginSpanish, from Comanche (the language of the Comanche people). Culture The Comanches are related to the Shoshone people. The Comanches were excellent riders who fought hard and kept white people out of western Texas until the 1870s.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Comanche