Onondaga

Definitions of Onondaga
  1. noun
    a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living between Lake Champlain and the Saint Lawrence River
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    Hiawatha
    a Native American chieftain who argued for peace with the European settlers (16th century)
    type of:
    Iroquois
    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 Onondaga
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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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