HyperDic: iroquois

English > 2 senses of the word Iroquois:
NOUNperson Iroquoisany member of the warlike North American Indian peoples formerly living in New York State
communicationIroquois, Iroquoian, Iroquoian languagea family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Iroquois
Iroquois > pronunciation
Soundsih'rahkwoy.
English > Iroquois: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAny member of the warlike North American Indian peoples formerly living in New York State; the Iroquois League were allies of the British during the American Revolution.
NarrowerCayugaA member of an Iroquoian people formerly living around Cayuga Lake in New York State
CherokeeA member of an Iroquoian people formerly living in the Appalachian Mountains but now chiefly in Oklahoma
ErieA member of an Iroquoian people formerly living on the south shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania and western New York
MohawkA member of the Iroquoian people formerly living along the Mohawk River in New York State
OneidaA member of the Iroquoian people formerly living east of Lake Ontario
OnondagaA member of the Iroquoian people formerly living between Lake Champlain and the Saint Lawrence River
SenecaA member of the Iroquoian people formerly living in New York State south of Lake Ontario
TuscaroraA member of an Iroquois people who formerly lived in North Carolina and then moved to New York State and joined the Iroquois
BroaderAmerindian, Native AmericanAny member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived
English > Iroquois: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Iroquois.
SynonymsIroquoian, Iroquoian language
NarrowerCayugaThe Iroquoian language spoken by the Cayuga
CherokeeThe Iroquoian language spoken by the Cherokee
MohawkThe Iroquoian language spoken by the Mohawk
OneidaThe Iroquoian language spoken by the Oneida
OnondagaThe Iroquoian language spoken by the Onondaga
SenecaThe Iroquoian language spoken by the Seneca
TuscaroraThe Iroquoian language spoken by the Tuscarora
BroaderAmerind, Amerindian language, American-Indian language, American Indian, IndianA member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived
Spanishiroqués, lengua iroquesa, lengua iroquiana
Catalaniroquès

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