Oneida Definition

ō-nīdə
oneidas
noun
A member of a North American Indian people living originally near Oneida Lake in New York and now also in Wisconsin and Ontario.
Webster's New World
The Iroquoian language of this people.
Webster's New World
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other
A city of central New York east-northeast of Syracuse. The Oneida Community, a Utopian society established in 1848 by John Humphrey Noyes, was nearby. It prospered through its manufacture of silverware and was reorganized in 1881 as a joint stock company.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Oneida

Noun

Singular:
Oneida
Plural:
oneidas

Origin of Oneida

  • Oneida onę·yóteʔ erected stone, a village name

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

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