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 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. Word Originthe name in Hopi (the language of the Hopi people).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Hopi