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Iroquois

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noun Ir·o·quois \ˈir-ə-ˌkwȯi also -ˌkwä\

Definition of Iroquois

plural

Iroquois

play \-ˌkwȯi(z), -ˌkwä(z)\
  1. 1 plural :  an American Indian confederacy originally of New York consisting of the Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, and Seneca and later including the Tuscarora

  2. 2 :  a member of any of the Iroquois peoples



Origin and Etymology of iroquois

French, probably of Algonquian origin


First Known Use: 1666

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