A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting western New York from Seneca Lake to Lake Erie, with present-day populations in this same area and in southeast Ontario. The Seneca are the westernmost member of the original Iroquois confederacy.
The Iroquoian language of the Seneca.
A member of a North American Indian people formerly living in W New York and now living chiefly in New York and Ontario.
The Iroquoian language of this people.
Of the Senecas or their language or culture.
(person) 4? b.c.-a.d. 65; Rom. philosopher, dramatist, & statesman.
Origin of seneca
- From Dutch Sennecaas probably of Mahican origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition