from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large North American Indian language family spoken from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains and southward to Arkansas as well as in South Carolina.
- n. A member of a Siouan-speaking people.
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- adj. Of or relating to the Sioux people, culture or languages.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the Sioux or Dakotas; Dakotan.
- n. The linguistic stock which embraces the Siouan languages and includes the languages of the Sioux or Dakota, Hidatsa, Crow, Mandan, Omaha, Ponca, Osage, Winnebago, Kansa, Quapaw, Iowa, Oto, Missouri, Biloxi, Tutelo, and Catawba.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to the Sioux people or their language and culture
- n. a member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains
- n. a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Sioux
Siou(x) + -an1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)