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Hiawatha 1

Pronunciation: /ˌhīəˈwäTHə/

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(Fl. c.1570), legendary American Indian chief; the name means “He Makes Rivers.” A member of the Mohawk tribe, he is credited with establishing the Five Nations League, an Iroquois confederacy comprising the Onondaga, Mohawk, Oneida, Cayuga, and Seneca tribes. His name was used for the hero of Longfellow’s narrative poem The Song of Hiawatha.

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Syllabification: Hi·a·wath·a

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Hiawatha 2

Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪəˈwɒθə/
A legendary 16th-century North American Indian teacher and chieftain, hero of a narrative poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow called The Song of Hiawatha (1855).

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Line breaks: Hia|watha

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