Definición de Seneca en inglés:

Seneca

Saltos de línea: Sen¦eca
Pronunciación: /ˈsɛnɪkə
 
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sustantivo (plural igual or Senecas)

  • 1A member of an American Indian people that was one of the five nations comprising the original Iroquois confederacy.
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    • French sources do mention Ohioan Senecas, but the company consisted mainly of Indians long allied with France.
    • Cusick's text implicitly adopts or could be used to support the anti-removal position of the Seneca and other Iroquois nations.
    • Tales of the Lakota, the Cherokee, the Inuit and the Seneca, all laid out right at the foot of the Capitol.
  • 2 [mass noun] The Iroquoian language of the Seneca, now with few speakers.
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    • The Cherokee language belongs to the Iroquoian family of languages and is therefore related to Mohawk, Seneca, Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga, and Tuscarora, among others.
    • Father also spoke Seneca and Cayuga, but he preferred Onondaga, the language of his father and of our longhouse.
    • Mrs Asher Wright, who spoke Seneca perfectly, and who labored as a missionary among them for fifty years, recorded two Seneca myths as they had been related to her by Esquire Johnson, an old Seneca chief.

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  • Relating to the Seneca or their language.
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    • The treaty established the sovereign relationship between the federal government and the Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca nations.
    • The Oneida language belongs to the Iroquoian language family, which also includes the Mohawk, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca tongues.
    • While the relationship has been strained at times, the treaty remains unbroken and in effect and was used as recently as 1995 by a federal judge to uphold the sovereignty of the Seneca nation.

Origen

via Dutch from Algonquian.

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