Yamasee

noun
Ya·​ma·​see
variants: or Yamassee \ ˈyäməsē \ or Yemassee \ ˈyem-​ \
plural Yamasee or Yamasees or Yamassee or Yamassees or Yemassee or Yemassees

Definition of Yamasee

: an Indian of a Muskogean people of the lower Savannah and the coast of Georgia driven to Florida after defeat by the whites in 1716 and finally incorporated with the Creeks and Seminoles

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“Yamasee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yamasee. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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