Definitions of Cherokee
  1. noun
    a member of an Iroquoian people formerly living in the Appalachian Mountains but now chiefly in Oklahoma
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    George Guess
    Cherokee who created a notation for writing the Cherokee language (1770-1843)
    type of:
    any member of the warlike North American Indian peoples formerly living in New York State; the Iroquois League were allies of the British during the American Revolution
  2. noun
    the Iroquoian language spoken by the Cherokee
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    type of:
    Iroquoian, Iroquoian language, Iroquois
    a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Iroquois
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