Meaning of Tohono O'odham in English:

Tohono O'odham

Pronunciation /təˌhəʊnəʊ ˈɔːtəm/ /təˌhəʊnəʊ ˈəʊtəm/

nounTohono O'odham, Tohono O'odhams

  • 1A member of a North American people of the desert regions of Arizona and Sonora in the south-western United States and northern Mexico.

    Formerly called Papago

  • 2mass noun The Uto-Aztecan language of the Tohono O'odham people, a form of Pima.


  • Relating to the Tohono O'odham or their language.


From Pima-Papago tóhonoʔóʔdham ‘desert people’.