Apache - definition, transcription

Amer.  |əˈpætʃi|
Brit.  |əˈpaʃ|

noun

- 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 (syn: apache)
- a Parisian gangster (syn: apache)
- the language of the Apache (syn: apache)

Examples

...warned by one of their scouts of an Apache ambuscade, the Comanches took a different path through the mountains...

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