Onondaga

noun
On·​on·​da·​ga | \ˌä-nə(n)-ˈdȯ-gə, -ˈdā-, -ˈdä- \
plural Onondaga or Onondagas

Definition of Onondaga 

1 : a member of an American Indian people of New York and Canada

2 : the Iroquoian language of the Onondaga people

First Known Use of Onondaga

1677, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Onondaga

Onondaga onǫ́·tàʔke, the chief Onondaga town

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