Navajoes
Navajoes 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. [1913 Webster]

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