Dakota

Primary Meanings of Dakota

1.
n
a member of the Siouan people of the northern Mississippi valley; commonly called the Sioux
2.
n
the area of the states of North Dakota and South Dakota
Full Definitions of Dakota
1

n a member of the Siouan people of the northern Mississippi valley; commonly called the Sioux

Type of:
Siouan, Sioux
a member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains

n the Siouan language spoken by the Dakota

Type of:
Siouan, Siouan language
a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux
2

n the area of the states of North Dakota and South Dakota

Example of:
geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region
a demarcated area of the Earth

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