Definition of Dakota

1. Noun. A member of the Siouan people of the northern Mississippi valley; commonly called the Sioux.

Generic synonyms: Siouan, Sioux

2. Noun. The area of the states of North Dakota and South Dakota.

3. Noun. The Siouan language spoken by the Dakota.
Generic synonyms: Siouan, Siouan Language

Definition of Dakota

1. Proper noun. the Santee branch of the Sioux people; the language of these people ¹

2. Proper noun. either of the two states North Dakota or South Dakota ¹

3. Proper noun. (or=female male given name). ¹

4. Noun. A member of the Dakota people. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dakota

Dail Eireann
Daisy Dukes
Daivadnya brahmin
Dakin's fluid
Dakin's solution
Dakin-Carrel treatment
Dakshina Kannada
Dalai Lama
Dalai Lamas
Dalbergia cearensis
Dalbergia latifolia
Dalbergia nigra
Dalbergia retusa
Dalbergia sissoo
Dalbergia stevensonii

Literary usage of Dakota

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"The agreement made by the joint commission of the constitutional conventions of North and South dakota concerning the records, books and archives of the ..."

2. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1868)
"ARTICLE I. The Sans Arcs band of dakota or Sioux Indians, repre- Authority and sented in council, hereby acknowledge themselves to be subject to the ..."

3. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1892)
"The month closed with North dakota in bettor condition in point of moisture than South dakota, with crop advancement correspondingly satisfactory. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"Upon the evidence of plants, vertebrates and mollusks, all other students place the dakota Formation in the middle of our American Upper Cretaceous and at ..."

5. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1917)
"•quäl distances between such South dakota points and five named South dakota cities is not invalid because it leaves to the express companies a discretion ..."

6. Documents on the State-wide Initiative, Referendum and Recall by Birl Earl Schultz (1912)
"281—Bessesen) Concurrent Resolution (The Recall) Concurrent Resolution for an Amendment to the Constitution of the State of North dakota, Providing for the ..."

7. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1904)
"THE LARAMIE AND FORT UNION BEDS IN NORTH dakota. WHILE considering economic problems in North dakota and eastern Montana, abundant opportunity was given to ..."

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