Definition of Onondaga

1. Noun. A member of the Iroquoian people formerly living between Lake Champlain and the Saint Lawrence River.

Generic synonyms: Iroquois
Specialized synonyms: Hiawatha



2. Noun. The Iroquoian language spoken by the Onondaga.

Definition of Onondaga

1. Noun. One of a Native American tribe originally inhabiting (w Onondaga County, New York). ¹

2. Proper noun. Their language. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Onondaga

Oneidas
Onions
Oniscidae
Oniscus
Onley
Onmyodo
Ono
Onobrychis
Onobrychis viciaefolia
Onobrychis viciifolia
Onoclea
Onoclea sensibilis
Onoclea struthiopteris
Onodi
Onodi cell
Onondaga
Onondagas
Ononis
Ononis repens
Ononis spinosa
Onopordon
Onopordon acanthium
Onopordum
Onopordum acanthium
Onosmodium
Onsager
Ont
Ont.
Ontarian
Ontarians

Literary usage of Onondaga

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1. Gazetteer of the State of New York: Embracing a Comprehensive View of the by Frank Place (1860)
"It was named from the onondaga tribe of Indians, whose principal residence was ... The third range, between the valleys of Butternut and onondaga Creeks, ..."

2. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Martha Joanna Lamb, Henry Phelps Johnston, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1877)
"9 THE FRENCH INVASIONS OF onondaga I WAS much interested in reading Mr. OH Marshall's article in the January number of THE MAGAZINE OF AMERICAN HISTORY, ..."

3. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1907)
"Investigation of necessity for expenditures on onondaga salt springs. ... Rept. of onondaga salt on expedience of reducing expenses of office. 2 pp. ..."

4. Historical Collections of the State of New York: Containing a General by John Warner Barber, Henry Howe (1842)
"Asa Danforth and Comfort Tyler to establish themselves at onondaga Hollow. “It was in this ‘hollow' that the principal town and castle of the onondaga ..."

5. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1875)
"Their territory extended from Deep Spring near Manlius, onondaga co., W. to a line between Cross and Otter lakes. The onondagas were early at war with the ..."

6. The American Bar by James Clark Fifield (1918)
"onondaga Co. Bar Ass'n. Firm is counsel for: Syracuse Savings Bank, .... Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity; onondaga Co., NY State, and American Bar Ass'ns. ..."

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