Dhegiha

Definitions of Dhegiha
  1. noun
    any member of a Siouan people speaking one of the Dhegiha languages
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    Kansa, Kansas
    a member of the Siouan people of the Kansas river valley in Kansas
    Maha, Omaha
    a member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in northeastern Nebraska
    Osage
    a member of the Siouan people formerly living in Missouri in the valleys of the Missouri and Osage rivers; oil was found on Osage lands early in the 20th century
    Ponca, Ponka
    a member of the Siouan people of the Missouri river valley in northeastern Nebraska
    Quapaw
    a member of the Siouan people of the Arkansas river valley in Arkansas
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    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
  2. noun
    a branch of the Siouan languages
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    Kansa, Kansas
    the Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Kansa
    Omaha
    the Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Omaha
    Osage
    the Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Osage
    Ponca, Ponka
    the Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Ponca
    Quapaw
    the Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Quapaw
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    Siouan, Siouan language
    a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux
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