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Seminole

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noun, Sem·i·nole \ˈse-mə-ˌnōl\

Definition of Seminole

plural Seminoles or Seminole

  1. :  a member of any of the groups of American Indians that emigrated to Florida from Georgia and Alabama in the 18th and 19th centuries and that are now located in southern Florida and Oklahoma



Origin of seminole

Creek simanó·li untamed, wild, alteration of simaló·ni, from American Spanish cimarrón wild


First Known Use: 1771


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