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  • noun Alternative form of Dakota.


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  • She did not concede, she won South Dacota and she will use the strenght of her supporters to push for what is important to them.

    Schneider: Voters say Clinton is more caring

  • Among the Dacota tribes this is known by a term which is translated the "game of plum stones."

    Indian Games : an historical research

  • Dacota mother, goaded by jealousy, -- the husband [sic] of her children having taken another wife, -- unmoored her canoe above the Great

    Old Fort Snelling 1819-1858

  • In 1846, two years after graduation, he took his famous trip out west over the Oregon Trail, where he hunted buffalo on the plains, dragged his horse through the canyons to escape hostile Indians, lived in the camp of the warlike Dacota tribe, and learned by bitter experience the privations of primitive life.

    History of American Literature

  • The Dacota at least helps to load his human donkey, while the Kaffir refuses to do even that.

    Primitive Love and Love-Stories

  • A white American girl, accustomed to the gallant attentions of her lover, would not smile on the red Dacota suitor of whom Riggs writes (205):

    Primitive Love and Love-Stories

  • Miocene of Dacota and Colorado, _Panolax_ from the Pliocene marls of Santa Fe, and _Praotherium_ from Pennsylvanian bone-caves.

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • This war has all the bitterness of a war of races -- it is the great Algonquin family against the wide-spread Dacota stock -- the one powerful in the east, the other equally so in the west.

    Memoirs of 30 Years with the Indian Tribes on the American Frontiers

  • The only perceptible difference in language, is, in the pronunciation of words like the following, meallo, appello and Lacota, — those upon the Mississippi, and some in the vicinity of the Missouri, pronouncing them meaddo, appeddo, and Dacota.


  • State foreign to the Union; for population and territory may coexist, as Dacota, Colorado, or New Mexico, out of the Union, and yet be subject to the Union, or within the jurisdiction of the United States.

    The American Republic : constitution, tendencies and destiny


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