Cheyenne

noun Chey·enne \ shī-ˈan , -ˈen \

Definition of Cheyenne

plural Cheyenne or Cheyennes
1 : a member of an American Indian people of the western plains of the U.S.
2 : the Algonquian language of the Cheyenne people

Origin and Etymology of cheyenne

American French, from Dakota šahíyena


Cheyenne

geographical name Chey·enne \ shī-ˈan , -ˈen \

Definition of Cheyenne

1 river 527 miles (850 kilometers) long in South Dakota flowing northeast into the Missouri River
2 city in southeastern Wyoming, the state capital population 59,466

CHEYENNE Defined for English Language Learners

Cheyenne

noun

Definition of Cheyenne for English Language Learners

  • : a member of a Native American people of the western U.S.


Cheyenne

noun

Definition of Cheyenne for English Language Learners

  • : a member of a Native American people of the western U.S.


CHEYENNE Defined for Kids

Cheyenne

noun Chey·enne \ shī-ˈan , -ˈen \

Definition of Cheyenne for Students

plural Cheyenne or Cheyennes
1 : a member of an American Indian people of the western plains ranging between the Arkansas and Missouri rivers
2 : the language of the Cheyenne people

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