Iroquois

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noun Ir·o·quois \ ˈir-ə-ˌkwȯi also -ˌkwä \

Definition of Iroquois

plural Iroquois play \ˈir-ə-ˌkwȯi(z), -ˌkwä(z)\
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

Origin and Etymology of iroquois

French, probably of Algonquian origin

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Iroquois

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noun Ir·o·quois \ ˈir-ə-ˌkwȯi \

Definition of Iroquois for Students

plural Iroquois \-ˌkwȯi, -ˌkwȯiz\
:a member of any of the peoples of an American Indian confederacy that existed originally in central New York state

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