Siouan meaning

so͝oən
A large North American Indian language family spoken from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains and southward to Arkansas as well as in South Carolina.
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A member of a Siouan-speaking people.
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A family of North American Indian languages formerly spoken in the WC U.S., central Canada, and parts of Virginia and the Carolinas: it includes Iowa, Mandan, Dakota, Crow, Hidatsa, Osage, etc.
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Designating or of this family of languages.
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Origin of siouan

  • Siou(x) –an

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