Mo·ha·ve also Mo·ja·ve (mō-hävē)
n. pl. Mohave or Mo·ha·ves also Mojave or Mo·ja·ves
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting lands along the lower Colorado River on the Arizona-California border.
2. The Yuman language of the Mohave.
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