from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Native American people, divided after 1832 into the Northern and Southern Cheyenne, inhabiting respectively southeast Montana and southern Colorado, with present-day populations in Montana and Oklahoma. The Cheyenne became nomadic buffalo hunters after migrating to the Great Plains in the 18th century and figured prominently in the resistance by Plains Indians to white encroachment.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. The Algonquian language of the Cheyenne.
- The capital of Wyoming, in the southeast part of the state near the Nebraska and Colorado borders. It was founded in 1867 as a division point for the Union Pacific Railroad. Population: 55,300.
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- proper n. A western member of the Algonquian branch of the Algic language family. Cheyenne is spoken in Oklahoma and on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Montana. There are currently (2005) approximately 1,200 Cheyenne-speakers in Montana and 500 in Oklahoma.
- proper n. The capital of the State of Wyoming.
- proper n. A female given name, A male given name of modern American usage.
- n. A member of the Cheyenne tribe.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a member of a North American Indian people living on the western plains (now living in Oklahoma and Montana)
- n. the capital and largest city of Wyoming; located in the southeastern corner of the state
- n. the Algonquian language spoken by the Cheyenne
Canadian French, from Dakota šahíyela.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)