Iroquois

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Iroquois Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Iroquois peoples
  • any member of the warlike North American Indian peoples formerly living in New York state; the Iroquois League were allies of the British during the American Revolution

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  • any member of the warlike North American Indian peoples formerly living in New York state; the Iroquois League were allies of the British during the American Revolution ,
  • a family of North American Indian languages spoken by the Iroquois

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Iroquois Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


The Iroquois (pronounced /ˈɪrəkwɔɪ/), also known as the Haudenosaunee or the "People of the Longhouse", near Syracuse, New York.

When Europeans first arrived in North America, the Iroquois lived in what is now the northeastern United States, mostly in what is today upstate New York, west of the Hudson River and through the Finger Lakes region. Today, the Iroquois live mostly in New York and Canada.

The Iroquois League has also been called the Iroquois Confederacy. Some modern scholars now think the League and the Confederacy are different.



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* Winston Churchill was not entirely British. His mother was American, making Sir Winston part Iroquois Indian. - Rachel Blanchard


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