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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A family of North American Indian languages spoken by the peoples who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains

Usage examples (34)
  • That's a Siouan tribe related to the Monacans in Virginia.
  • In 1719 the Comanche were mentioned under their Siouan name living in what is now west Kansas.
  • Three major language families were represented in North Carolina: Iroquoian, Siouan, and Algonquian.
  • The Catawba were a Siouan-speaking tribe of the Piedmont area at the time of the first European contact. for more
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