Pimería Alta pēmārē´ä äl´tä [key], region in the U.S. Southwest and N Mexico, chiefly in SW Arizona and NW Sonora. It was inhabited by the Pimas and was the scene of the missionary labors of Father Eusebio Kino in the late 17th and early 18th cent.
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