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Arikara

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noun, Arik·a·ra \ə-ˈri-kə-rə\

Definition of Arikara

plural Arikara

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people of the Missouri River valley in North Dakota

  2. 2 :  the language of the Arikara



Origin of arikara

probably from a Pawnee name for an Arikara band


First Known Use: 1811


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