Cayuga

noun
Ca·yu·ga | \kā-ˈyü-gə, kī-\
plural Cayuga or Cayugas

Definition of Cayuga 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

2 : the Iroquoian language of the Cayuga people

Cayuga

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

Definition of Cayuga (Entry 2 of 2)

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.

First Known Use of Cayuga

Noun

1743, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Cayuga

Noun

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

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