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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

Etymologies

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

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