Kansa

noun
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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History and Etymology for Kansa

native name in the Kansas river valley

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