Seneca meaning

sĕnĭ-kə
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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.
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The Iroquoian language of the Seneca.
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A member of a North American Indian people formerly living in W New York and now living chiefly in New York and Ontario.
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The Iroquoian language of this people.
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Of the Senecas or their language or culture.
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(person) 4? b.c.-a.d. 65; Rom. philosopher, dramatist, & statesman.
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Origin of seneca

  • From Dutch Sennecaas probably of Mahican origin

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