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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Cherokee who created a notation for writing the Cherokee language (1770-1843).

Usage examples (19)
  • The name Sequoya was given to him by the missionaries.
  • We visited her first, staying long enough for my five-year-old son, En-Uk Sequoya, to grow bored and begin wreaking havoc.
  • In 1821, Sequoya, son of a mixed-blood Cherokee woman, created the Cherokee language, a syllabary – a list of individual letters and syllables – and Cherokee of all ages...
  • Madison Public Library's striking new Sequoya branch now open Sunday afternoons for more
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