also Lucayan noun Date: 1929 a member of an Arawakan people of the Bahamas

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ARAWAKS ET KARIBS — n’ont cessé d’alimenter en stéréotypes, depuis le XVIe siècle, une vision occidentale, extérieure, ethnologique et anthropologique de l’espace des Caraïbes. Ces aborigènes signalés par Christophe Colomb dès son premier voyage ont fourni à la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Maipurean — Infobox Language family name=Maipurean region=From the Caribbean and Central America to every country in South America except Uruguay and Chile familycolor=American fam1=Arawakan (uncertain) child1=Northern Maipurean child2=Southern… …   Wikipedia

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