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Maricopa (plural Maricopas or Maricopa)
- A member of a Native American people belonging to the Yuman linguistic stock, a part of the Hokan family. They originate in the Colorado River area, but following an exodus in the 1700s or 1800s, they live amongst the Pima in the vicinity of the Gila and Salt Rivers.
- County in Arizona, includes the capital of the state. (Derived from the name of the people.)
- Town in Kern County, California.