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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A chief of a North American tribe or confederation (especially an Algonquian chief); A political leader (especially of Tammany Hall).

Usage examples (30)
  • "Ah! Yuagh!" called the sachem, and two young men stepped forward, toe on the line, glanced each at a framed picture, drew up an arm, and,
  • Its official head was the "sachem," whose functions were of a civil nature.
  • "sachem," so seldom used, so difficult of pronunciation by the
  • Wannalancet held his court, as sachem, in a log cabin near for more
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