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Iroquois

1660s (adj.); 1670s (n.) "member of the confederated Indian tribes of central New York," from French (c. 1600); not an Iroquoian word, perhaps from an Algonquian language. Related: Iroquoian (1690s). Originally the Mohawks, Oneidas, Onodagas, Cayugas, and Senecas.

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Definitions of Iroquois from WordNet

Iroquois (n.)
any member of the warlike North American Indian peoples formerly living in New York State; the Iroquois League were allies of the British during the American Revolution;
Iroquois (n.)
a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Iroquois;
Synonyms: Iroquoian / Iroquoian language
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