Sioux

noun
\ ˈsü How to pronounce Sioux (audio) \
plural Sioux\ ˈsü How to pronounce Sioux (audio) , ˈsüz \

Definition of Sioux

1 : dakota
2 : siouan

First Known Use of Sioux

1762, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Sioux

American French, short for Nadouessioux, from Ojibwa na·towe·ssiw-

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The first known use of Sioux was in 1762

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“Sioux.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sioux. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of Sioux

: a member of a Native American people originally from the north central U.S.

Sioux

noun
\ ˈsü How to pronounce Sioux (audio) \
plural Sioux\ ˈsü , ˈsüz \

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