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Sacajawea Syllabification: Sac·a·ja·we·a
Pronunciation: /ˌsakəjəˈwēə/ /-ˈwāə/

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Definition of Sacajawea in English:

( C.1786–1812), Shoshone Indian guide and interpreter; also Sacagawea. She joined the Lewis and Clark expedition in what is now North Dakota and guided their travels through the wilderness and across the Rockies 1804–06.


From Hidatsa tsakaka-wia, literally 'bird-woman'.

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