Achomawi
A·cho·ma·wi (ə-chōʹmə-wē') n. pl. Achomawi or A·cho·ma·wis
1.
a. A Native American people inhabiting northeast California.
b. A member of this people. Also called Pit River1.
2. The language of the Achomawi.
  [Achomawi ažumaawi, river people (originally referring to a subtribe by the Fall River, California), from ažuma, it flows, river.]

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