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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of 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.
  • noun The Algonquian language of the Sauk, dialectally related to Fox.

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

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

Etymologies

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

[North American French saki, from Sauk asaakiiha.]

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