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Iroquoian

Line breaks: Iro|quoi¦an
Pronunciation: /ɪrəˈkwɔɪən
 
, -ˈkɔɪ-/

Definition of Iroquoian in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A language family of eastern North America, including Cherokee and Mohawk. With the exception of Cherokee, all its members are extinct or nearly so.

adjective

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Relating to the Iroquois people or the Iroquoian language family.
Example sentences
  • Among western Iroquoian groups like the Huron and Neutral, men held a greater balance of the power in society.
  • Infant burials in high proportions also have been documented in Iroquoian longhouses.
  • He was raised in the Handsome Lake Longhouse religion of his Iroquoian ancestors.

Words that rhyme with Iroquoian

doyen, Illinoisan

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