plural Sisseton or Sissetons
: a member of a Dakota people of the northern Mississippi valley

Word History


Dakota sisitoṅwaṅ, from sisiṅ, siṅsiṅ besmeared, slimy + toṅwaṅyaṅ, to make a village, dwell at a place

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“Sisseton.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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