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



BrE BrE//ˈhəʊpi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊpi//
(pl. Hopi, Hopis)
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a member of a Native American people, many of whom live in the US state of Arizona Word Originthe name in Hopi (the language of the Hopi people). Culture The Hopi are a Pueblo people. They are mostly farmers and very religious. Their god is Kachina, and their religious ceremonies include the snake dance. They have had a long dispute with the Navajos about land on the border that separates them.
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