Co*man"ches (? ∨ ?), n. pl.; sing. Comanche (? ∨ ?) . Ethnol.

A warlike, savage, and nomadic tribe of the Shoshone family of Indians, inhabiting Mexico and the adjacent parts of the United States; -- called also Paducahs. They are noted for plundering and cruelty.


© Webster 1913.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.