Cayuga


Ca·yu·ga

noun \kā-ˈyü-gə, kī-\
plural Cayuga or Cayugas

Definition of CAYUGA

1
:  a member of an American Indian people of New York
2
:  the Iroquoian language of the Cayuga people

Origin of CAYUGA

Cayuga *kayó·kwę, a 17th century Cayuga town
First Known Use: 1743

Ca·yu·ga

geographical name \kā-ˈyü-gə, kī-, kē-, kə-\

Definition of CAYUGA

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

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