Cayuga

noun Ca·yu·ga \ kā-ˈyü-gə , kī- \

Definition of Cayuga

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

Origin and Etymology of cayuga

Cayuga *kayó·kwę, a 17th century Cayuga town


Cayuga

geographical name Ca·yu·ga \ kā-ˈyü-gə , kī- , kē- , kə- \

Definition of Cayuga

lake 40 miles (64 kilometers) long in west central New York; one of the Finger Lakes
Note: Cayuga Lake is connected with the New York State Barge Canal.

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