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Ogalala

Definitions of Ogalala
  1. noun
    a member of the Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton Sioux and who formerly inhabited the Black Hills of western South Dakota
    synonyms: Oglala
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    Red Cloud
    leader of the Oglala who resisted the development of a trail through Wyoming and Montana by the United States government (1822-1909)
    type of:
    Lakota, Teton, Teton Dakota, Teton Sioux
    a member of the large western branch of Sioux people which was made up of several groups that lived on the plains
  2. noun
    a Siouan language spoken by the Oglala
    synonyms: Oglala
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    type of:
    Siouan, Siouan language
    a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux
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