Definition of Tuscarora
1. Noun. A member of an Iroquois people who formerly lived in North Carolina and then moved to New York State and joined the Iroquois.
2. Noun. The Iroquoian language spoken by the Tuscarora.
Definition of Tuscarora
1. Noun. A Native American people with members in New York, Canada, and North Carolina. ¹
2. Proper noun. Their Iroquoian language. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tuscarora
Literary usage of Tuscarora
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Supplement to A Guide to Manuscripts Relating to the American Indian in by Daythal Kendall, John F. Freeman (1982)
"Recording to accompany Tuscarora Indian La nguage published by the Johnson ... Tuscarora language materials narrated by Chief Elton Greene; 1 97 1 - 1 972. ..."
2. America, Historical, Statistic, and Descriptive by James Silk Buckingham (1841)
"Excursion to the Tuscarora Settlement.—History of this Tribe of Indians. ... Translation of the English Speech into the Tuscarora Tongue. ..."
3. Papers Relating to the Treaty of Washington by United States Dept. of State, Geneva Arbitration Tribunal (1872)
"Tuscarora arrived, and anchored off entrance to river Itchen. December 23.—Captain Patey reported no repairs had been made in the Nashville, ..."
4. Correspondence Concerning Claims Against Great Britain: Transmitted to the by United States Dept. of State (1869)
"Ami that my lords have answered by telegram— •• Tuscarora to be allowed to proceed; acquaint Nashville." I am, &c., WG ROMAINE. ..."
5. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1882)
"The distinct A; sound of the Tuscarora has the g sound in most of the other dialects, ... sounds predominating in Tuscarora. Generally the t sound of the ..."
6. A Historical Account of the Neutrality of Great Britain During the American by Mountague Bernard (1870)
"XI. boat, apparently armed, from the Tuscarora, had been observed pulling in and out of the Docks without landing during the night. ..."
7. Letters of Mrs. Adams: The Wife of John Adams by Abigail Adams, John Adams (1840)
"O, pray, by the next opportunity, send me a peck of Tuscarora rice. Let it be sifted. I want it only to scour my hands •with. "Tuscarora rice? ..."
8. Allegany County by Maryland Geological Survey (1900)
"The Tuscarora formation, perhaps nearly identical with the White Medina of the Pennsylvania and New York surveys, receives its 1 For a discussion of ..."