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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of the Sioux peoples, especially any of the peoples of the Santee branch.
  • n. A member of a Sioux people, especially a Santee.
  • n. The Siouan language of the Dakota, especially the dialect of the Santee.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. the Santee branch of the Sioux people; the language of these people
  • proper n. either of the two states North Dakota or South Dakota
  • proper n. A male or female given name.
  • n. A member of the Dakota people.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a member of the Siouan people of the northern Mississippi valley; commonly called the Sioux
  • n. the Siouan language spoken by the Dakota
  • n. the area of the states of North Dakota and South Dakota

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