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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).

Usage examples (29)
  • Native American languages: netop, sagamore, supawn
  • The most prominent person in a village was called the sagamore.
  • Upon this couch we sat, and opened our business with the aged sagamore.
  • Only the sagamore was strictly confined, being ironed and placed in the same dungeon which Joy had occupied. for more
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