/heuh hoh"keuhm/, adj.
1. of, belonging to, or characteristic of an American Indian culture of the central and southern deserts of Arizona, about A.D. 450-1450, roughly contemporaneous with the Anasazi culture to the north.
2. the Hohokam culture.
[coined by U.S. anthropologist J.W. Fewkes < Pima-Papago huhugam those who are gone, a term applied to the ancient inhabitants of the pueblo ruins]

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