/hee'keuh ree"euh/, n., pl. Jicarillas, (esp. collectively) Jicarilla for 1.
1. a member of a group of North American Indians who once inhabited primarily northern New Mexico and southeastern Colorado and are situated in northwestern New Mexico.
2. the Athabaskan language of the Jicarilla.

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