Associations to the word «Iroquois»


IROQUOIS, proper noun. A confederacy of (originally) five Native American (Indian) tribes: the Mohawks, the Oneidas, the Onondagas, the Cayugas, and the Senecas. Also known as the Iroquois League.
IROQUOIS, proper noun. The people who belong to these tribes.
IROQUOIS, proper noun. Any of the languages of the Iroquois, belonging to the Iroquoian family of languages.
IROQUOIS, proper noun. A kind of hairdo, where both sides of the head are shaved leaving only a stripe of hair in the middle.
IROQUOIS FALLS, proper noun. A town in Ontario, Canada
IROQUOIS WARS, proper noun. Beaver Wars.

Dictionary definition

IROQUOIS, noun. 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, noun. A family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Iroquois.

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