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Tuscarora

Saltos de línea: Tus¦ca|rora
Pronunciación: /ˌtʌskəˈrɔːrə
 
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Definición de Tuscarora en inglés:

sustantivo (plural igual or Tuscaroras)

1An American Indian people forming part of the Iroquois confederacy, originally inhabiting the Carolinas and later New York State.
Example sentences
  • The Tuscaroras were fleeing north from war in the Carolinas in 1722.
  • During this period, the Tuscaroras were admitted as a sixth constituent nation.
  • Following the Revolutionary War, the Tuscaroras acquired land for their own reservation near the present day Lewiston, New York.
2 [mass noun] The extinct Iroquoian language of the Tuscarora.
Example sentences
  • The Cherokee language belongs to the Iroquoian family of languages and is therefore related to Mohawk, Seneca, Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga, and Tuscarora, among others.
  • Everyone started calling him MGM, which eventually evolved into Gihh-rhaggs, the Tuscarora word for lion.

adjetivo

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Relating to the Tuscarora or their language.
Example sentences
  • It led the Five Nations to invite Tuscarora refugees to enter the Longhouse.
  • Cusick's silence regarding the heterogeneity of his Iroquois audience-and-referent also fills the space between Five Nations and Tuscarora identity.
  • Ted Williams is a writer, an artist, and an elder from the Tuscarora tribe in the Iroquois nation in New York State.

Origen

the name in Iroquoian.

Words that rhyme with Tuscarora

abhorrer, adorer, Andorra, angora, aura, aurora, bora, Bora-Bora, borer, Camorra, Cora, corer, Dora, Eleonora, Eudora, explorer, fedora, flora, fora, ignorer, Isadora, Kia-Ora, Laura, Leonora, Maura, menorah, Nora, pakora, Pandora, pourer, roarer, scorer, senhora, señora, signora, snorer, soarer, Sonora, sora, storer, Theodora, Torah, Vlorë

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