noun Date: 1891 1. a family of American Indian languages of which the Keres dialects comprise the only member 2. a member of any of the seven Keres-speaking Pueblo Indian communities of central New Mexico

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  • Keresan — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to the Keres Pueblo peoples of New Mexico. 2. noun a) Any member of the Keres Pueblo peoples of New Mexico. b) Any of the seven closely related languages of the Keres Pueblo peoples of New Mexico …   Wiktionary

  • keresan — ker·e·san …   English syllables

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