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

 

Shoshone

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ʃəʊˈʃəʊni//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʃoʊˈʃoʊni//
 
(pl. Shoshone, Shoshones)
 
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a member of a Native American people many of whom now live in the US state of Wyoming Culture The Shoshone originally lived as hunters in an area stretching from south-eastern California to western Wyoming. About 8 000 still live there on reservations (= lands given and protected by the US government). The Comanche people separated from the Wyoming group of Shoshone. Word Originof unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Shoshone