Pronunciation: (mē'wok), [key]
—pl. -woks, (esp. collectively) -wok for 1.
1. a member of an American Indian people formerly living in several noncontiguous areas of California north of San Francisco Bay and eastward from the San Joaquin-Sacramento delta to the Sierras.
2. any of the Penutian languages spoken by the Miwok.
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