Kan·​sa | \ ˈkanzə, -n(t)sə \
variants: or Kansas \ like kansas \
plural Kansa or Kansas

Definition of Kansa

1a : a Siouan people of the Kansas river valley, Kansas
b : a member of such people
2 : a dialect of Dhegiha

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native name in the Kansas river valley

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“Kansa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kansa. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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