Shoshone
Shoshones Sho*sho"nes, n. pl.; sing. {Shoshone}. (Ethnol.) A linguistic family or stock of North American Indians, comprising many tribes, which extends from Montana and Idaho into Mexico. In a restricted sense the name is applied especially to the Snakes, the most northern of the tribes. [1913 Webster]

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  • SHOSHONE — Tribu indienne d’Amérique du Nord qui occupait un territoire compris entre le sud est de la Californie, le centre et l’est du Nevada, le nord ouest de l’Utah, le sud de l’Idaho et l’ouest du Wyoming; la tribu des Comanche est un rejeton… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Shoshone —   [ʃəʊ ʃəʊnɪ, englisch], Schoschonen,    1) sprachverwandte Indianergruppen im Großen Becken (Ute, Paiute, eigentliche Shoshone u. a.), im Südwesten (Hopi) und den Prärien (Comanche) Nordamerikas sowie in Kalifornien (Cahuilla, Gabrieleno,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Shoshone — Shoshone, CA U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 52 Housing Units (2000): 34 Land area (2000): 28.736016 sq. miles (74.425936 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000238 sq. miles (0.000617 sq. km) Total area (2000): 28.736254… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Shoshone — (Биг Скай,США) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: 50 Big Sky Resort Road, Биг Скай …   Каталог отелей

  • Shoshone — Shoshone1 [shō shō′nē] n. [< ? Shoshonean tsosoni, curly head, in allusion to their hairdo ] 1. Shoshones or Shoshone a member of a group of North American Indians scattered over Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, and California 2. the Shoshonean… …   English World dictionary

  • Shoshone — Uto Aztecan people of the Great Basin, of unknown origin, first applied 19c. to eastern Shoshonis of Wyoming …   Etymology dictionary

  • Shoshone — Tipis der Shoshone Die Shoshone (Eigenbezeichnung Nimi; deutsch auch Schoschonen) sind ein indianischer Stamm. Sie sprechen Shoshone, das zur uto aztekischen Sprachfamilie gehört. Die Herkunft der Stammesbezeichnung Shoshone ist bis heute… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shoshone — The Shoshone (Audio IPA|shoshone1.ogg| [ʃoʊˈʃoʊni] or Audio IPA|shoshone2.ogg| [ʃəˈʃoʊni] ) are a Native American tribe with three large divisions: the Northern, the Western and the Eastern. The Northern Shoshone are concentrated in eastern Idaho …   Wikipedia

  • Shoshone — /shoh shoh nee/, n., pl. Shoshones, (esp. collectively) Shoshone for 2. 1. a river in NW Wyoming, flowing NE into the Big Horn River. 120 mi. (193 km) long. 2. a member of any of several Numic speaking peoples of California, Nevada, Utah, Idaho,… …   Universalium

  • Shoshone — Shoshones  Cet article concerne le peuple shoshone . Pour la langue shoshone, voir Shoshone (langue). Les Shoshones sont une tribu d Indiens d Amérique, vivant sur le territoire des États Unis actuels …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shoshone — n. several North American Indian tribes of the western United States; member of one of the Shoshone tribes; any of the languages spoken by the Shoshone tribes; river in Wyoming (USA) …   English contemporary dictionary

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