Tuscarora

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noun Tus·ca·ro·ra \ˌtəs-kə-ˈrȯr-ə\

Definition of Tuscarora

plural

Tuscarora

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Tuscaroras

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people originally of North Carolina and later of New York and Ontario

  2. 2 :  the Iroquoian language of the Tuscarora people

Origin and Etymology of tuscarora

of Iroquoian origin; akin to Tuscarora skarò·rθʔ, a self-designation


First Known Use: 1713


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