hogan

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English[edit]

A Navajo hogan
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Etymology[edit]

From Navajo hooghan (dwelling, house).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hogan (plural hogans)

  1. A one-room Navajo dwelling or ceremonial lodge, constructed of wood and earth and covered with mud.

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See also[edit]

  • other traditional Native American dwellings:
    • hogan (used by the Navajo in the southwestern United States)
    • igloo (used by the Inuit, made of snow)
    • teepee (used in the Great Plains)
    • tupik (used by the Inuit during the summer)
    • wetu (used by the Wampanoag in the northeastern United States)
    • wickiup (used in the southwestern and western United States)
    • wigwam (used in the northeastern United States)

Breton[edit]

Noun[edit]

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  1. dog rose, dogrose

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