Lakota meaning

lə-kōtə
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A member of the westernmost branch of the Dakotas.
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The group of dialects of Dakota spoken by the Lakotas.
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The Siouan language of the Lakota.
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A Native American tribe, also known as the Sioux, now living primarily on the Rosebud, Pine Ridge, Lower Brule, Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Reservations.
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The language spoken by the Lakota.
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A member of this tribe.
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A member of the largest and westernmost of the Sioux, made up of seven groups including the Oglala, Hunkpapa, Brulé, Miniconjou, and Sihasapa. The Lakota became nomadic buffalo hunters after migrating westward in the 1700s and figured prominently in the resistance to white encroachment on the northern Great Plains.
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Origin of lakota

  • Lakota lakxota allies

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Lakota for "alliance of friends"

    From Wiktionary