Ponca

noun
Pon·​ca
variants: or Ponka \ ˈpäŋkə \
plural Ponca or Poncas or Ponka or Ponkas

Definition of Ponca

1a : a Siouan people of the Missouri river valley in northeastern Nebraska
b : a member of such people
2 : a dialect of Dhegiha spoken by the Ponca people

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“Ponca.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ponca. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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