Iroquois

noun
Ir·​o·​quois | \ˈir-ə-ˌkwȯi also -ˌkwä \
plural Iroquois\ˈir-​ə-​ˌkwȯi(z), -​ˌkwä(z) \

Definition of Iroquois 

1  plural : an American Indian confederacy originally of New York consisting of the Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, and Seneca and later including the Tuscarora

2 : a member of any of the Iroquois peoples

First Known Use of Iroquois

1666, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Iroquois

French, probably of Algonquian origin

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Iroquois

noun
Ir·​o·​quois | \ˈir-ə-ˌkwȯi \
plural Iroquois\-​ˌkwȯi, -​ˌkwȯiz \

Kids Definition of Iroquois

: a member of any of the peoples of an American Indian confederacy that existed originally in central New York state

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