American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A group of Native American peoples, also known as the Dakota, inhabiting the northern Great Plains from Minnesota to eastern Montana and from southern Saskatchewan to Nebraska. Present-day Sioux populations are located mainly in North and South Dakota.
- n. A member of any of these peoples.
- n. Any of the Siouan languages of the Sioux peoples.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of a family of North American Indians, now confined chiefly to North Dakota, South Dakota, and parts of Wyoming, Nebraska, and Montana.
- Of or pertaining to the Sioux; Siouan; Dakotan: as, the Sioux wars; a Sioux village.
- n. Name applied to various formerly nomadic Native American tribes of the North American Great Plains.
- n. The group of languages spoken by the Sioux.
GNU Webster's 1913
- (Ethnol.) A nation of American Indians; see Dakotas.
- 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
- A shortening of French Nadouessioux, from Ottawa naatowessiwak ("little snake"), which could refer to the massasauga (Sistrurus catenus), a small rattlesnake. (Wiktionary)
- North American French, short for nadouéssioux, from Ottawa naadowesiwag. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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