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Definition 1: a group of Amerindian languages (the name coined by an American anthropologist, Edward Sapir) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for athapascan in the sense of this definition

(athapascan is a kind of ...) any of the languages spoken by Amerindians

(... is a kind of athapascan ) the language of the Apache

(... is a kind of athapascan ) the Athapaskan language spoken by the Navaho

(... is a kind of athapascan ) the Athapaskan language spoken by the Hupa

(... is a kind of athapascan ) the Athapaskan language spoken by the Mattole

(... is a kind of athapascan ) the language spoken by the Chipewyan

(athapascan belongs to a domain located in ...) North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

Definition 2: a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Athapaskan language and living in the subarctic regions of western Canada and central Alaska - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for athapascan in the sense of this definition

(athapascan is a kind of ...) any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived

(... is a kind of athapascan ) any member of Athapaskan tribes that migrated to the southwestern desert (from Arizona to Texas and south into Mexico); fought a losing battle from 1861 to 1886 with the United States and were resettled in Oklahoma

(... is a kind of athapascan ) a member of the Athapaskan people living in western Canada between Great Slave Lake and Hudson Bay

(... is a kind of athapascan ) a member of the Athapaskan people of the Trinity River valley in California

(... is a kind of athapascan ) a member of the Athapaskan people living in northwestern California

(... is a kind of athapascan ) a member of an Athapaskan people that migrated to Arizona and New Mexico and Utah

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