Huron

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noun Hu·ron \ˈhyu̇r-ən, -ˌän\

Definition of Huron

plural

Hurons

or

Huron

  1. 1 :  a member of a confederacy of American Indian peoples formerly occupying the country between Georgian Bay and Lake Ontario

  2. 2 :  the Iroquoian language of the Hurons

Origin and Etymology of huron

French, literally, boor


First Known Use: 1658


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