Meaning of Miwok

Mi•wok

Pronunciation: (mē'wok), [key]
— pl. -woks, -wok
  1. a member of an American Indian people formerly living in several noncontiguous areas of California north of San Francisco Bay and eastward from the San Joaquin-Sacramento delta to the Sierras.
  2. any of the Penutian languages spoken by the Miwok.
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