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

  • n. The largest and westernmost of the Sioux peoples, made up of seven groups including the Oglala, Hunkpapa, Brulé, and Miniconjou. The Teton became nomadic buffalo hunters after migrating westward in the 18th century and figured prominently in the resistance to white encroachment on the northern Great Plains.
  • n. A member of this people.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The largest group of Sioux peoples
  • proper n. A member of this people
  • proper n. The language of this people

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

  • n. a member of the large western branch of Sioux people which was made up of several groups that lived on the plains

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