Huron

noun
Hu·​ron | \ ˈhyu̇r-ən How to pronounce Huron (audio) , -ˌän \
plural Hurons or Huron

Definition of Huron

1 : a member of a confederacy of American Indian peoples formerly occupying the country between Georgian Bay and Lake Ontario
2 : the Iroquoian language of the Hurons

First Known Use of Huron

1658, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Huron

French, literally, boor

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“Huron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Huron. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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