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Co·man·che  audio  (k-mnch) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. Comanche or Co·man·ches
    1. A Native American people formerly ranging over the southern Great Plains from western Kansas to northern Texas and now located in Oklahoma. The Comanche became nomadic buffalo hunters after migrating south from Wyoming in the 18th century.
    2. A member of this people.
  1. The Uto-Aztecan language of the Comanche.

ETYMOLOGY:
Spanish, from Ute kmmani

OTHER FORMS:
Co·manche(Adjective)


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