Cheyenne


Chey·enne

noun \shī-ˈan, -ˈen\
plural Cheyenne or Cheyennes

Definition of CHEYENNE

1
:  a member of an American Indian people of the western plains of the United States
2
:  the Algonquian language of the Cheyenne people

Origin of CHEYENNE

American French, from Dakota šahíyena
First Known Use: 1778

Chey·enne

geographical name \shī-ˈan, -ˈen\

Definition of CHEYENNE

1
river 527 miles (850 kilometers) South Dakota flowing NE into Missouri River
2
city SE Wyoming, its pop 59,466

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