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

  • n. A Native American people formerly inhabiting parts of Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa, with a present-day population mainly in Oklahoma. Sauk resistance to removal from their Illinois lands ended in 1832 with the Black Hawk War.
  • n. A member of this people.
  • n. The Algonquian language of the Sauk, dialectally related to Fox.

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  • n. Any member of a group of Native Americans of the Eastern Woodlands culture group.

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

  • n. a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay


North American French saki, from Sauk asaakiiha.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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