Pronunciation: (yä'kē), [key]
—pl. -quis, (esp. collectively) -qui for 1.
1. a member of an American Indian people of Sonora, Mexico.
2. the Uto-Aztecan language of the Yaqui.
3. a river in NW Mexico, flowing into the Gulf of California. 420 mi. (676 km) long.
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