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Oneida

Iroquois people of upper N.Y. state (they later moved in part to Wisconsin), 1660s, named for their principal settlement, the name of which is from Oneida onenyote', literally "erected stone," containing -neny- "stone" and -ot- "to stand."

updated on August 25, 2019

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Definitions of Oneida from WordNet

Oneida (n.)
a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living east of Lake Ontario;
Oneida (n.)
the Iroquoian language spoken by the Oneida;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.