Hidatsa

noun
Hi·​dat·​sa | \ hi-ˈdät-sə How to pronounce Hidatsa (audio) \
plural Hidatsa also Hidatsas

Definition of Hidatsa

1 : a member of an American Indian people of the Missouri River valley in North Dakota
2 : the Siouan language of the Hidatsa

First Known Use of Hidatsa

1873, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Hidatsa

Hidatsa hirá·ca, a Hidatsa subgroup

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The first known use of Hidatsa was in 1873

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“Hidatsa.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hidatsa. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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