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Dakota meaning in English

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1. dakota

a member of the Siouan people of the northern Mississippi valley; commonly called the Sioux

2. dakota

the area of the states of North Dakota and South Dakota

3. dakota

the Siouan language spoken by the Dakota

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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a former territory of the US: divided into the states of North Dakota and South Dakota in 1889

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1. Word forms: plural Daˈkotas or Daˈkota
a member of any of a group of North American Indian peoples (also called Sioux) of the plains of the N U.S. and adjacent S Canada
the Siouan language of this group
of the Dakota Indians or their language or culture
of North Dakota, South Dakota, or both
former U.S. territory (1861-89), orig. including an area that is present-day N.Dak., S.Dak., and much of what is now Wyo. & Mont.

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n. pl. Dakota or Da·ko·tas
a. See Santee.
b. The Siouan language of the Santee.
2. A member of any of the Sioux or any of their languages. No longer in scholarly use.

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