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Cayuga

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noun Ca·yu·ga \kā-ˈyü-gə, kī-\

Definition of Cayuga

plural

Cayuga

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Cayugas

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people of New York

  2. 2 :  the Iroquoian language of the Cayuga people



Origin and Etymology of cayuga

Cayuga *kayó·kwę, a 17th century Cayuga town


First Known Use: 1743


Cayuga

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geographical name Ca·yu·ga \kā-ˈyü-gə, kī-, kē-, kə-\

Definition of Cayuga

  1. lake 40 miles (64 kilometers) long W cen New York; one of the Finger Lakes




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