sa·chem noun \ˈsā-chəm, ˈsa-\
: a North American Indian chief; especially : the chief of a confederation of the Algonquian tribes of the North Atlantic coast
: a Tammany leader
— sa·chem·ic \sā-ˈche-mik, sa-\ adjective
Origin of SACHEM
First Known Use: 1622
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