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.
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- n. a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay
Mississippi valley, has been discovered in Sauk county, Wisconsin.
Furthermore, as the Sauk was a stranger, the natural supposition would be that he was an ally of the enemy.
"The Sauk is a wolf; he steals behind the hunter that he may leap on his shoulders when he sleeps; but the hunter heard the sound of his claws on the leaves and turned upon him."
The next morning we passed a large island, opposite to which on the north is a large and beautiful prairie, called Sauk prairie, the land being fine and well timbered on both sides the river.
"It was queer on his part any way," added the youth, following the line of thought forced upon him; "just when we need him the most he is gone; the Sauk is a good fellow, but he can't compare with Deerfoot.
In Sauk County nobody in my family shot a deer this year.
A month later, Larry left the foster home and moved in with Marla, who was living in Sauk Centre, Minn.
"When you work in a plant 14, 16 hours a day, you get pretty hungry," said Mr. Cook, owner of Carr Valley Cheese Company, speaking this fall at a company outlet store in Sauk City, Wis.
In Minnesota, Robert Helland of Sauk Rapids, an optical company owner, says federal spending is out of control.
Derleth was delighted at the idea, and promised to meet us in Madison and drive us to Sauk City.