Haley's Vocabulary 10/29

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Haley's Vocabulary 10/29
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2012-11-01 16:11:15
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  1. hogan
    N. dwelling built with logs and covered with earth, used by the Navajo.
  2. mesa
    N. a small, high plateau with a flat top and steep sides, common in dry regions of the western and southwestern United States. (Mesa comes from a Latin word meaning "table": The flat top of a mesa looks like a table.) N. mesas.
  3. turquoise
    1. N. sky-blue or greenish-blue mineral often  used as a gem: Native Americans are known for their artistry with turquoise. 2. ADJ. sky blue or greenish-blue: Her favorite colors are turquoise and red.
  4. bandana
    N. a large, colorful handkerchief, often worn on the head or around the neck: She wore a red bandanna while she worked in the hot sun.
  5. bracelet
    N. band or chain worn around the wrist or arm for ornamentation or identification.
  6. jostled
    V. to shove, push, or crowd against; elbow roughly: We were jostled by the crowd at the entrance to the circus. V. jos·tled, jos·tling.
  7. Navajo
    N. an individual or group of Native American people living primarily in New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah. N.PL. Nav·a·jo or Nav·a·jos.
  8. N. an individual or group of Native American people living primarily in New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah. N.PL. Nav·a·jo or Nav·a·jos.
    Navajo
  9. V. to shove, push, or crowd against; elbow roughly: We were jostled by the crowd at the entrance to the circus. V. jos·tled, jos·tling.
    jostled
  10. N. band or chain worn around the wrist or arm for ornamentation or identification.
    bracelet
  11. N. a large, colorful handkerchief, often worn on the head or around the neck: She wore a red bandanna while she worked in the hot sun.
    bandana
  12. 1. N. sky-blue or greenish-blue mineral often  used as a gem: Native Americans are known for their artistry with turquoise. 2. ADJ. sky blue or greenish-blue: Her favorite colors are turquoise and red.
    turquoise
  13. N. a small, high plateau with a flat top and steep sides, common in dry regions of the western and southwestern United States. (Mesa comes from a Latin word meaning "table": The flat top of a mesa looks like a table.) N. mesas.
    mesa
  14. N. dwelling built with logs and covered with earth, used by the Navajo.
    hogan

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