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Cherokee

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Noun

1. cherokee

the Iroquoian language spoken by the Cherokee

2. cherokee

a member of an Iroquoian people formerly living in the Appalachian Mountains but now chiefly in Oklahoma

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Cherokee

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noun
1. plural -kees or -kee
a member of a Native American people formerly living in and around the Appalachian Mountains, now chiefly in Oklahoma; one of the Iroquois peoples
2. 
the language of this people, belonging to the Iroquoian family

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Cherokee

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noun
1. Word forms: plural ˈCheroˌkees or ˈCheroˌkee
a member of a North American Indian people formerly inhabiting a large area of the S Appalachian Mountains, now living in Oklahoma and North Carolina
2. 
the Iroquoian language of this people

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Cherokee

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n. pl. Cherokee or Cher·o·kees
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting the southern Appalachian Mountains from the western Carolinas and eastern Tennessee to northern Georgia, with present-day populations in northeast Oklahoma and western North Carolina. The Cherokee were removed to Indian Territory in the 1830s after conflict with American settlers over rights to traditional lands.
2. The Iroquoian language of the Cherokee.

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