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

  • n. A Native American people formerly inhabiting parts of North Carolina, with present-day populations in western New York and southeast Ontario, Canada. The Tuscarora migrated northward in the 18th century, joining the Iroquois confederacy in 1722 and adopting aspects of the Iroquois culture.
  • n. A member of this people.
  • n. The Iroquoian language of the Tuscarora.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A Native American people with members in New York, Canada, and North Carolina.
  • proper n. Their Iroquoian language.

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

  • n. the Iroquoian language spoken by the Tuscarora
  • n. a member of an Iroquois people who formerly lived in North Carolina and then moved to New York State and joined the Iroquois

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