sachem

noun sa·chem \ ˈsā-chəm , ˈsa- \

Definition of sachem

1 : a North American Indian chief; especially : the chief of a confederation of the Algonquian tribes of the North Atlantic coast
2 : a Tammany leader

sachemic

play \sā-ˈche-mik, sa-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of sachem

Narragansett sâchim


SACHEM Defined for Kids

sachem

noun sa·chem \ ˈsā-chəm \

Definition of sachem for Students

: a North American Indian chief

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