from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. The Iroquois confederacy after it was joined by the Tuscarora in 1722.
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- proper n. an annual rugby union tournament between the nations of Italy, France, England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland, the successor to the Five Nations tournament.
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- adj. a confederation of North American Indians formed by the union of the Tuscaroras and the Five Nations.
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- n. a league of Iroquois tribes including originally the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Seneca (the Five Nations); after 1722 they were joined by the Tuscarora (the Six Nations)
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This is "Chiefswood," where on the ancient reserve of the Six Nations Indians their Chief, Onwanonsyshon, the father of Pauline Johnson, established his house.
Canada-Ontario, Six Nations on Grand River, 4286; Mohawk of Quinte,