Associations to the word «Cheyenne»


CHEYENNE, proper noun. A western member of the Algonquian branch of the Algic language family. Cheyenne is spoken in Oklahoma and on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Montana. There are currently (2005) approximately 1,200 Cheyenne-speakers in Montana and 500 in Oklahoma.
CHEYENNE, proper noun. The capital of the State of Wyoming.
CHEYENNE, proper noun. A female given name of modern American usage
CHEYENNE, proper noun. A male given name of modern American usage.
CHEYENNE, noun. A member of the Cheyenne tribe.

Dictionary definition

CHEYENNE, noun. The capital and largest city of Wyoming; located in the southeastern corner of the state.
CHEYENNE, noun. The Algonquian language spoken by the Cheyenne.
CHEYENNE, noun. A member of a North American Indian people living on the western plains (now living in Oklahoma and Montana).

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