Definición de Osage en inglés:

Osage

Saltos de línea: Osage
Pronunciación: /əʊˈseɪdʒ
 
, ˈəʊseɪdʒ
 
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sustantivo (plural igual or Osages)

  • 1A member of an American Indian people formerly inhabiting the Osage River valley in Missouri.
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    • Above all, it would be the increasingly powerful Osages living to the west of the new city that determined the success of this enterprise.
    • There are also Indians from other tribes who have moved into Tahlequah: Creeks, Kiowas, Osages, and even Navajos.
    • Another wealthy tribe, the 16,000-strong Osage in Oklahoma, owns the rights to one of the richest oil and gas fields in the state.
  • 2 [mass noun] The Siouan language of the Osage, now virtually extinct.
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    • Currently, about twenty tribal members out of eighteen thousand can speak Osage fluently.
    • If you speak Osage, you can understand after a little while, Ponca.
    • Osage is a Siouan language of the Southern Plains. Only a handful of elders still speak the Osage language today, but some young people are trying to learn.

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  • Relating to the Osage or their language.
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    • The name comes from the Osage Indians of that region, who, like other Native Americans, valued the tree for its wood.
    • The Osage Indians of Missouri made a bread called ‘stanic’ from the pulp of the persimmon and ground corn.
    • In this remark, we hear a surviving fragment of this very ‘thunder power,’ handed down from an Osage ancestor.

Origen

alteration of Osage Wazhazhe, the name of one of the three groups that compose this people.

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