HyperDic: siouan

English > 3 senses of the word Siouan:
ADJECTIVEpertSiouanof or relating to the Sioux people or their language and culture
NOUNperson Siouan, Siouxa member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains
communicationSiouan, Siouan languagea family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux
English > Siouan: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the Sioux people or their language and culture.
NounsSiouana family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux
Siouxa member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains
English > Siouan: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains.
SynonymSioux
InstancesCrazy Horse, Tashunca-UitcoA chief of the Sioux who resisted the invasion of the Black Hills and joined Sitting Bull in the defeat of General Custer at Little Bighorn (1849-1877)
Rain-in-the-FaceA chief of the Sioux
NarrowerBiloxiA member of the Siouan people of southeastern Mississippi
CatawbaA member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Carolinas
CrowA member of the Siouan people formerly living in eastern Montana
DakotaA member of the Siouan people of the northern Mississippi valley
DhegihaAny member of a Siouan people speaking one of the Dhegiha languages
Hidatsa, Gros VentreA member of the Sioux people formerly inhabiting an area along the Missouri river in western North Dakota
Iowa, IowayA member of the Siouan people formerly living in Iowa and Minnesota and Missouri
MissouriA member of the Siouan people formerly inhabiting the valley of the Missouri river in Missouri
OfoA member of the Siouan people living in the Yazoo river valley in Mississippi
Oto, OtoeA member of the Siouan people inhabiting the valleys of the Platte and Missouri rivers in Nebraska
Santee, Santee Sioux, Santee Dakota, Eastern SiouxA member of the eastern branch of the Sioux
Teton, Lakota, Teton Sioux, Teton DakotaA member of the large western branch of Sioux people which was made up of several groups that lived on the plains
TuteloA member of the Siouan people of Virginia and North Carolina
WinnebagoA member of the Siouan-speaking people formerly living in eastern Wisconsin south of Green Bay
BroaderPlains Indian, Buffalo IndianA member of one of the tribes of American Indians who lived a nomadic life following the buffalo in the Great Plains of North America
Spanishsioux, Sioux, siux
Catalansioux, siú, siux
English > Siouan: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux.
SynonymSiouan language
NarrowerBiloxiThe Siouan language spoken by the Biloxi
CatawbaThe Siouan language spoken by the Catawba
ChiwereThe Siouan language spoken by the Iowa and Oto and Missouri
CrowA Siouan language spoken by the Crow
DakotaThe Siouan language spoken by the Dakota
DhegihaA branch of the Siouan languages
Hidatsa, Gros VentreA Siouan language spoken by the Hidatsa
HunkpapaA Siouan language spoken by the Hunkpapa
OfoA Siouan language spoken by the Ofo
Oglala, OgalalaA Siouan language spoken by the Oglala
SanteeThe Siouan language spoken by the Santee
TuteloThe Siouan language spoken by the Tutelo
WinnebagoThe Siouan language spoken by the Winnebago
BroaderAmerind, Amerindian language, American-Indian language, American Indian, IndianA member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived
Spanishlengua sioux, lengua siux, sioux
CatalanSiouan
AdjectivesSiouanof or relating to the Sioux people or their language and culture

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