Cheraw

noun
Che·​raw | \ chēˈrȯ \
plural Cheraw or Cheraws

Definition of Cheraw

1 : a people of the Carolinas tentatively assigned to the Siouan language family
2 : a member of the Cheraw people

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History and Etymology for Cheraw

alteration of earlier Saraw, probably modification of Cherokee Suala

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“Cheraw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cheraw. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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