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Oneida

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noun, Onei·da \ō-ˈnī-də\

Definition of Oneida

plural Oneida or Oneidas

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

  2. 2 :  the Iroquoian language of the Oneida people



Origin of oneida

Oneida onę·yóteʔ, literally, standing rock


First Known Use: 1666


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