Cherokee

noun
Cher·​o·​kee | \ˈcher-ə-(ˌ)kē, ˈche-rə-\
plural Cherokee or Cherokees

Definition of Cherokee 

1 : a member of an American Indian people originally of Tennessee and North Carolina

2 : the language of the Cherokee people

First Known Use of Cherokee

1674, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Cherokee

probably ultimately from Creek calá·kki

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Cherokee

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Cherokee

: a member of a Native American people originally from Tennessee and North Carolina

Cherokee

noun
Cher·​o·​kee | \ˈcher-ə-kē \
plural Cherokee or Cherokees

Kids Definition of Cherokee

1 : a member of an American Indian people originally of Tennessee and North Carolina

2 : the language of the Cherokee people

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